It's a book where the only legal magic is fire magic (all the others are illegal) and the protagonist can use water magic, I read it when I was young and can't remember the book's name. Can anyone identify what book I'm talking about?
At some point, in a boat, he makes water magic (which was like the worst kind of sin). I'm sorry I cant remember anything else. If I have to guess a year, it was between 1996 and 2000.
Lastly, but more important, thanks to all of you for taking the time and effort to answer.