By Jennifer A. Nielsen
The fake Prince is the exciting first booklet in a brand-new trilogy full of hazard and deceit and hidden identities that may have readers speeding breathlessly to the end.
In a discontent state, civil warfare is brewing. To unify the divided humans, Conner, a nobleman of the court docket, devises a crafty plan to discover an impersonator of the king's long-lost son and set up him as a puppet prince. 4 orphans are recruited to compete for the function, together with a defiant boy named Sage. Sage is aware that Conner's reasons are greater than questionable, but his existence balances on a sword's aspect -- he has to be selected to play the prince or he'll definitely be killed. yet Sage's opponents have their very own agendas as well.
As Sage strikes from a rundown orphanage to Conner's luxurious palace, layer upon layer of treachery and deceit spread, until eventually eventually, a fact is published that, in spite of everything, may actually end up extra risky than all the lies taken together.
An remarkable event full of hazard and motion, lies and lethal truths that might have readers clinging to the sting in their seats.
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Phainómena are the visible or apprehendable aspects of things. A phantasía, on the other hand, is a mental image, perhaps our recollection of the appearance of a thing, perhaps drawn from some other source. In Aristotelian thought, the word phantasía also names the faculty by which things are imaged or imagined to be present. The word can also refer to a poet's ability to suggest the presence of things through images. Because this word was tied to appearances and imaginings it was frequently used to refer to instances of imagination unaccompanied by presence: for hallucination, for exaggeration, for inauthenticity.
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