I'm calling this a "Mini Review" because it'll be short and sweet... Just like the book. The Seer of Shadows by Avi is just BARELY over 200 pages. Honestly, it could be finished in an afternoon because it reads so fast.
"We have lived in our armor for so long, you and I. And now I am not sure if either of us knows how to remove it."
“The disturbing thing about Cardan is how well he plays the fool to disguise his own cleverness.”
“If I cannot be better than them, I will become so much worse.”
“I'm your Protector. No one, demon or Warden or human, is going to put you in a position of danger."
I met his stare. "You're my Protector, not my rabid guard dog that bites anyone who gets too close."
"Oh, I'll do more than bite.”