Dancer…you should call me by my true name. I am an executioner.
In a world where dance can be deadly, a storm is brewing. Deep in the desert, under a blazing sun, an elite troupe of female dancers are trained to harness their magic. They are the queen’s most formidable weapons. Aasira has one of the rarest forms of magic – for she is a flame-wielder. Both feared and envied, she must use her power to execute enemies of the crown.
On the eve of her graduation, all Aasira wants is to serve her queen. But as war looms on the horizon and secrets stir in the shifting dunes, she begins to question whether she was truly born to kill…
|6th June 2024
|Zulekhá A. Afzal