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Fredderick is a Wappenrock - one of the gentry who can wear the skin of animals. He is also the heir apparent of Kaiserreich, a peaceful state on the eastern coast of North America where titles of nobility are not merely inherited, but sold along with their entailed estates.Thanks, everyone! <3
And now his legacy is in doubt. When he discovers his family is in the debt of a man who would be Kaiser, Fredderick must consent to an arranged marriage or risk losing his family's titles. Unwilling to accept this fate, Fredderick agrees to take a bride.
But with just one year and one day to lay claim to the throne, he soon finds politics, tradition, and a failing harvest keep getting in the way. Only time will tell if he survives the season, let alone the assassins . . ..