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Free Agent (Grimm Agency, Book 1) by J. C. Nelson

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By J. C. Nelson

When it involves crafting happily-ever-afters, the enterprise is the simplest within the land of country. The Fairy Godfather Grimm can clear up any problem—from casting off imps to discovering prince charming—as lengthy as you could pay the price…

Working for Grimm isn’t Marissa Locks’s dream task. but if your mom and dad exchange you to a Fairy Godfather for a miracle, you don’t have many occupation strategies. To repay her parents’ debt and earn her freedom, Marissa needs to do no matter what Grimm asks, it doesn't matter what fairy-tale fiasco she’s referred to as directly to deal with.

Setting up a second-rate princess with a first class prince is simply one other day on the place of work. but if the matchmaking is going improper, Marissa and Grimm locate themselves in an even bigger magical litter than ever sooner than. not just has the prince long gone lacking, however the Fae are gearing as much as assault country, and a brand new Fairy Godmother is sniffing round Grimm’s turf, threatening Marissa with the only factor she can’t face up to: her heart’s wishes.

Now Marissa should tackle Fairies, Fae, dragons, and princesses to avoid wasting the realm—or hand over any desire of ever getting her chuffed ending…

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Nat pwes (various through the year) At gatherings such as the Brother Lords Festival in Taungbyon, music, dance, inebriation, and gambling are part of the day’s events as the 37 nat spirits are invoked, worshipped, and petitioned (see pp136–7). Taunggyi Balloon Festival (November) Balloons of all shapes and sizes are exhibited and flown during the day, while ear-splitting explosions rent the night sky over Taunggyi when elaborately decorated giant paper balloons packed with fireworks are let loose over the heads of cheering crowds (see p172).

Shortly after their coronation, to eliminate any potential threat to their rule, the couple oversaw the killing of scores of young royals in a massacre that outraged world opinion. The British called for regime change, but finally it was a dispute over timber taxes on Scottish teak importers that ignited the third, and decisive, Anglo-Burmese war of 1885. This time, the Konbaung king offered no more British soldiers at the Shwedagon Pagoda, First Anglo-Burmese War 1800 1825 1862 Exiled Bahadur Shah Zafar, India’s last Mughal emperor emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar dies in Rangoon 1850 1824 First Anglo- 1826 Treaty of Yandabo 1852 Second 1859 Mindon Burmese War between the British East India Company and the King of Inwa (Ava) Anglo-Burmese War; British seize and expand Rangoon moves capital to Mandalay T H E H I S T O R Y O F M YA N M A R than token resistance to the army that steamed up the Ayeyarwady.

Applying gold leaf Gold leaf is among the favorite donations of Burmese Buddhists. In some famous shrines, it is applied directly by pilgrims. However, only men are allowed to do this. Vipassana Literally “seeing through the veil of ignorance,” Vipassana is a form of meditation aimed at promoting insight and concentration. It had a great revival in Burma in the early 20th century. Merit making Merit (punya in Sanskrit) derives from all good thoughts and actions, and contributes towards a person’s spiritual liberation.

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