The Exiled Prince
In the magical realm of Bankhir, Ian Quicksilver is put to the test to see if he is worthy of the throne. When he is found lacking, Ian discovers that his nemesis, Silvius, has been masterminding a sinister plot during his banishment. Now Ian must find some way to save his princess, his birthright, and his kingdom all in time to vanquish the evil magician.
The ground shook beneath us as one of the fissures in the mountainside split and spurted out blinding bright yellow magma.
“Did we lose them?”
Corbin half stood and peered over the boulder. “Nope,” he said, dropping back down next to me. “Looks like they took the bait.”
I snorted out a caustic laugh. “Why is it that I always end up as the worm on the hook?” I said. “You did it with the dragon and now you’re doing it with the Horbryn. You must really want to get rid of me.”
“Not at all, Sire,” Corbin said. “It just so happens that the Horbryn find you particularly desirable. I’ve said it before. You have an unusual talent for ticking off dangerous people.”