Very enchanting from the start. I really want to know if that little boy from page 9 is ok. Im already forming bonds with characters. That was a great way of setting up the intriguing and pace of the book. I also already see why the description page says "perfect for fans of caraval or the night circus." It definitely reminds me of those books. The Caraval is one of my favorite books so all things similar to that are welcome.