The Demon in the Wood is a short story by Leigh Bardugo that follows the point-of view of The Darkling.


Before he ruled Ravka, before he was The Darkling, he was just a lonely boy with an extraordinary gift. In this prequel story to the New York Times-bestselling Grisha Trilogy, Leigh Bardugo takes us into Ravka's mysterious past, when Grisha lived as fugitives and the Darkling took his first steps on the path to power.

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