A Darker Shade of Magic: A Novel - Part 9: "Festival & Fire" Summary & Analysis

V. E. Schwab
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Kell looks around and Lila is gone. He uses her kerchief and his magic to track her. A perspective shift shows Lila admiring the hustle and bustle of Red London, particularly the harbor and its ships. There is a parade featuring knights and dancing magicians, and then the royal family. Prince Rhy makes eye contact with Lila through the crowd. She asks some young women nearby what they are celebrating and they answer that it is Prince Rhy's birthday. One of the women wonders where the “black-eyed prince” is, though Lila does not immediately realize she means Kell (220). Lila wanders into a marketplace, where she is promptly caught trying to steal. Kell finds her as some guards are closing in, and Kell and Lila hastily retreat.

In Chapter 2, the author introduces Aldus Fletcher, owner of a disreputable pawn shop in Red London...

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