By Brandon Sanderson
Whilst Shai is stuck exchanging the Moon Scepter together with her approximately perfect forgery, she needs to discount for her existence. An murderer has left the Emperor Ashravan with no realization, a situation hid simply through the loss of life of his spouse. If the emperor doesn't emerge after his hundred-day mourning interval, the rule of thumb of the background Faction may be forfeit and the empire will fall into chaos.
Shai is given an most unlikely job: to create--to Forge--a new soul for the emperor in below 100 days. yet her soul-Forgery is taken into account an abomination through her captors. She is limited to a tiny, soiled chamber, guarded by way of a guy who hates her, spied upon by means of politicians, and trapped in the back of a door sealed in her personal blood. Shai's in basic terms attainable best friend is the emperor's such a lot unswerving councillor, Gaotona, who struggles to appreciate her actual talent.
Time is working out for Shai. Forging, whereas deducing the motivations of her captors, she wishes an ideal plan to escape...