Book of Night

For Shadows and Cons and Love Author: Holly Black In Charlie Hall’s world magic is real, but so is the oppression of power and wealth. People can pay to have their shadows altered, to give these dark mirror images wings or horns, to bring them into their own form of quickened life and power. This gives the shadow wearer abilities and prestige. But for the lowly, the everyman and everywoman, this means that your shadow can be stolen at any time, cut away while you sleep, torn away as you are held down screaming. Without a shadow they say that [...]