oct 15, 2019 - Ila returns
Realizing they've lost control of the inta, their main advantage, The Shi'nua send Ila to attempt to retrieve it and to assassinate Mefune, Mariea, and the new Darjronik and infiltrate the Auraes. She gains their trust again by making it seem like in the chaos of the battle at the end of book two, she got caught by one of the Shi'nua and taken hostage.
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Auric Chronicles timeline
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