Malin’s #CBR5 Review #28: Luck in the Shadows by Lynn Flewelling

Alec of Kerry is a teenage orphan stuck in a dungeon on trumped up charges of spying. He’s worried that he’s going to be killed when a mysterious stranger is thrown into the dungeon with him, and proceeds to not only free himself from  the shackles, but takes Alec along as well. Some horse thievery, swift thinking and a fair bit of hiding, and the two have escaped their pursuers.

Over the course of the next few days, Alec discovers that the stranger is able to assume a number of personas and identities without any trouble, and is actually a spy of sorts. His true name is Seregil, and after noticing how quickly Alec picks up new skills, he impulsively offers to take the young man on as an apprentice. Alec has never really known any other life than that of a trapper and hunter in the provincial north, so Seregil’s tales of adventure, excitement, travel and exotic locations sounds mighty tempting indeed. More on my blog

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