**** 4 hexing stars ****
"Then shall we celebrate by making a different sort of magic?"
"I thought you'd never ask."
This was great! A very promising start to this new series.
The story plot felt a bit too big fit into just this short story, but I regard this more of a taste than a stand alone story.
The world build was just fantastic. It was a mix up of the universe of Harry Potter (magic, ministry of Magic, spells etc), THIRDS (shifters, and investigsting paranormal crimes), and The Golden Compass (the shifters being the witches's familiars).
I can't wait to read more!