Nathan Grafton avec A Knight's Path (The Path of Cinder Book 1) (English Edition)
Alden Flint wanted nothing more then to live his life in peace and avoid the troubles of the Crown. But he finds himself pulled form his family and Conscripted into the Royal Army. After being transferred to the elite Royal guard after a crystal lights up at his touch, Alden begins settling into his new life, making a good wage and able to help his family. Despite his hot temper he makes a collection of allies while earning himself a handful of enemies as rumors of war trickle down through the ranks to him.
Warren Faulkner is quick to volunteer and join the Royal Army, convinced of his great condition and physical ability. He finds himself transferred into the Royal Guard with a hot-tempered farm boy placed at his back and it quickly dawns on Warren that he is not the pinnacle of human fitness he believed. The pair find themselves to be unlikely allies as Warren becomes involved with people high above his station of a Merchant heir.
A string of murders thinning the ranks of the Royal Guards leads to the appointment of the first Knight Inquisitor in decades. This new Inquisitor finds himself following a thin string of clues back to the murderer and he finds more then he could have bargained for in the process.