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Beasts made of night

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In the walled city of Kos, corrupt mages can magically call forth sin from a sinner in the form of sin-beasts - lethal creatures spawned from feelings of guilt. Taj is the most talented of the aki ,young sin-eaters indentured by the mages to slay the sin-beasts. But Taj's livelihood comes at a terrible cost. When he kills a sin-beast, a tattoo of the beast appears on his skin while the guilt of committing the sin appears on his mind. Most aki are driven mad by the process, but 17-year-old Taj is cocky and desperate to provide for his family. When Taj is called to eat a sin of a royal, he's suddenly thrust into the center of a dark conspiracy to destroy Kos. Now Taj must fight to save the princess that he loves - and his own life. Debut author Tochi Onyebuchi delivers an unforgettable fantasy adventure that powerfully explores the true meaning of justice and guilt.
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ISBN:
9780448493909
9780525524922
9780448493923
044849390
Reading Level:
UG
Level 5, 12 Points
Lexile measure:
HL: High-Low 750L
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Full title beasts made of night
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Last Update 2018-05-23 23:09:43PM
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subject_facet Fantasy fiction, Guilt -- Fiction, Monsters -- Fiction, Young adult fiction
title_display Beasts made of night
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title_short Beasts made of night
title_sub
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