Prince. Prodigy. Mage. This exclusive prequel novella to The Black Mage series follows Prince Darren as a child through his first run-in with Ryiah at the Academy of Magic. Readers discover the tragic backstory between the two princes and their father, as well as the ensuing events that shaped Darren into the Academy's most illustrious mage. Would you like to read more? Sign up for my mailing list here to receive a FREE copy of First Year (The Black Mage Book 1): www.subscribepage.com/rachelecarterfirstyear.