A to Z Challenge: Throne of Glass by Fetsch

Posted April 23, 2016 in A-Z Challenge / Leave a comment!

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This next piece caught my eye right away. It’s gorgeous and I couldn’t help but add it to my list for this month. I love that it’s not too bright and colourful, keeping true to the book itself. Keep scrolling and you’ll see what I mean.

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(Clicking the images will bring you to the website)

This is Celeana from the Throne of Glass series by Sarah J. Maas. It was drawn by Victor Fetsch on DeviantArt. This illustration ended up on one of the covers (the German I believe). How cool is that? I just think this whole piece is very well done and it’s exactly how I picture her to be.

throne of glassAbout Throne of Glass

After serving out a year of hard labor in the salt mines of Endovier for her crimes, 18-year-old assassin Celaena Sardothien is dragged before the Crown Prince. Prince Dorian offers her her freedom on one condition: she must act as his champion in a competition to find a new royal assassin.

Her opponents are men-thieves and assassins and warriors from across the empire, each sponsored by a member of the king’s council. If she beats her opponents in a series of eliminations, she’ll serve the kingdom for four years and then be granted her freedom. Celaena finds her training sessions with the captain of the guard, Westfall, challenging and exhilirating. But she’s bored stiff by court life. Things get a little more interesting when the prince starts to show interest in her… but it’s the gruff Captain Westfall who seems to understand her best.

Then one of the other contestants turns up dead… quickly followed by another. Can Celaena figure out who the killer is before she becomes a victim? As the young assassin investigates, her search leads her to discover a greater destiny than she could possibly have imagined.

“Libraries were full of ideas–perhaps the most dangerous and powerful of all weapons.”

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