The first is to demonstrate the strength to defend your family.
The second is to prove you can perform the high magic that defines our people.
The third is simply to reach the age of sixteen.
I was a few weeks shy of my birthday when I learned that I wouldn’t be doing any of those things. Magic is a con game.
Kellen is moments away from facing his first mage’s duel and the start of four trials that will make him a spellcaster. There’s just one problem: his magic is gone. As his sixteenth birthday approaches, Kellen falls back on his cunning in a bid to avoid total disgrace. But when a daring stranger arrives in town, she challenges Kellen to take a different path… Spellslinger, three books available. F CAS.