"Girls are fragile, more emotional, easier to frighten."
This is the typical attitude that Keladry of Mindelan is up against. Kel is the first girl in ten years to take advantage of the decree that permits girls to train for the knighthood, and she is about to smash everyone's preconceptions about what girls can and cannot do...
Set in Tortall during the reign of King Jonathan III and Queen Thayet, First Test launches the Protector of the Small series, which chronicles the coming of age of a heroine who is far more than she seems.
Original title: First Test
Genre: Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Fantasy→ Fantasy Worlds