Skin Hunger is the story of two people, centuries apart. Sadima, a girl with strange abilities in an era where magic is forbidden, and Hahp, an unwanted child sacrificed to a school of magic where only one can survive to graduate. Alternating chapters tell each of their stories as they slowly intertwine.
More than the perfect prose, the entrancing characters, and the increasingly dark plot, what I love about this book—and, by extension, the series—is the incredible portrayal of the insidious nature of evil. The best and brightest intentions in the world cannot hold against its taint, and