At the Convent of 'sweet Mercy young girls are raised to be killers.
'sweet Mercy hones its novices? skills to deadly effect :it takes
ten years to educate a Red 'sister in the ways of blade and fist. But
even the mistresses of sword and shadow don?t truly understand what
they have purchased when Nona Grey is brought to their halls as a
bloodstained child of eight, falsely accused of murder.