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Conrad's Fate is a book in the Chrestomanci series.

Plot[]

The book focuses on Conrad Tesdinic, a young boy living with his mother, sister and uncle in a bookshop in Series Seven. When Conrad finishes his compulsory schooling at age 12 he wants to go on to high school but his uncle declares that he must go and get a job at Stallery, a grand stately home nearby. He tells Conrad that he has an evil fate and must kill someone at Stallery to reverse his bad karma. Someone at Stallery is doing powerful magics to make themselves wealthy. On his way to Stallery Conrad meets Christopher and ends up working closely with him. Soon Conrad discovers that Christopher is at Stallery looking for Millie, who has run away from her Swiss finishing school. Millie is stuck in the probability fault that Stallery is built on. Meanwhile, the young Count Robert has fallen in love with an impoverished student whilst at university and his younger sister has fallen in love with the butler's son.

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