By Raymond E. Feist
The penultimate quantity of the amazing Riftwar Cycle battle rages in Midkemia yet in the back of the chaos there's disquieting facts of darkish forces at paintings. Jim Dasher's often infallible intelligence community has been cleverly dismantled; nowhere is secure. He feels that the realm is coming aside on the seams and is helpless to guard his country. Quiet palace coups are underway in Roldem and Rillanon; and King Gregory of the Isles has but to provide an inheritor. In every one state a unmarried petty noble has risen from obscurity to threaten the throne. Lord Hal of Crydee and his nice buddy Ty Hawkins, champion swordsman of the Masters' courtroom, are entrusted with the duty of smuggling Princess Stephane and her lady-in-waiting, the stunning yet mysterious woman Gabriella, out of Roldem to a spot of larger protection. yet is there any shelter to be discovered? in the meantime, Hal's more youthful brothers Martin and Brendan try to carry the strategic urban of Ylith opposed to an onslaught of Keshian puppy infantrymen, and a mysterious strength from underneath the ocean. the dominion may lose Crydee and get better; but when Ylith falls, all is misplaced. An unknown participant looks to orchestrating those conflicts. Can Pug and the Conclave of Shadows music down this resource ahead of Midkemia is destroyed?
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You protect him while he wields great magic. ’ He had no words, so he merely sat in silence. Then he rose, nodded and left the light, warm pavilion, and returned to a dark, cold, and windy world. • CHAPTER TWO • Raid BUGLES SOUNDED THE WARNING. Martin conDoin, son of the late Duke of Crydee, dropped the spoon carrying the first bite of food he’d had in hours and was nearly out of the door of the inn he was using as a forward headquarters before his chair hit the wooden floor. He hurried to the southwestern gate.
Set snares for pigeons and seagulls,’ snapped Martin. ’ Then he closed his eyes and said, ‘Sorry. I’m …’ Brendan put his hand on his brother’s arm. ’ He indicated with a nod of his head that the scout was still standing nearby. Martin dismissed the man with thanks and ordered the gates of the city sealed. ’ ‘Enough,’ said Brendan as they started walking back to the mayor’s house, which was being used for local headquarters. ’ The old baron’s castle on the hill to the northwest of the city was far enough away.
Your son won’t like that,’ observed Morgeth with a wry half-smile. ‘He doesn’t like a lot of things, which is why Antesh is my heir,’ answered Arkan. ’ Morgeth nodded. Cetswaya was their shaman and always a calm voice and wise counsel. ‘If I don’t return by sunrise tomorrow, have Goran and Antesh take the men north, then west. ’ ‘That will not be my problem, for if you must flee tomorrow, I will likely be dead. ’ Arkan put his heels to his horse and shouted, causing the other mounts to shy. Some pulled up stakes.