By Lois McMaster Bujold
Bothered younger Fawn Bluefield seeks a existence past her family’s farm. yet en path to the town, she encounters a patrol of Lakewalkers, nomadic soldier–sorcerers from the northern woodlands. Feared necromancers armed with mysterious knives made from human bone, they salary a mystery, ongoing conflict opposed to the scourge of the "malices," immortal entities that draw the existence out in their sufferers, enslaving human and animal alike.
It is Dag—a Lakewalker patroller weighed down through previous sorrows and exhausting current responsibilities—who needs to come to Fawn’s reduction whilst she is taken captive through a malice. They be triumphant at a devastating cost—unexpectedly binding their fates as they embark upon a outstanding trip into possibility and pleasure, prejudice and partnership . . . and maybe even love.
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But Durzo walked in with an easy familiarity. The night held no terrors for him. The shadows welcomed his eyes, hid nothing from him. At least that much is left me. The Nine had their cowls on, except for Momma K, though most knew there was no hiding their identities from Durzo. Above them, the Shinga, Pon Dradin, sat in his throne. He was as still and silent as usual. ” Corbin Fishill asked. He was a fashionable, handsome man with a reputation for cruelty, especially toward those children in the guilds he managed.
Afraid of Durzo Blint. Always afraid. But if he got out, he could help Jarl. And Blint would teach him to kill. Azoth looked up at Jarl, not daring to look at Doll Girl for fear of what might be in her big brown eyes. ” He knew who he’d kill first. 3 Durzo Blint pulled himself on top of the small estate’s wall and watched the guard pass. The perfect guard, Durzo thought: a bit slow, lacking imagination, and dutiful. He took his thirty-nine steps, stopped at the corner, planted his halberd, scratched his stomach under his gambeson, checked in all directions, then walked on.
You know, Blint, you’d be a better wetboy if you didn’t know you were the best. You are—but you still take your orders from me. The next time you touch one of my Nine, there will be consequences. ” The tunnel felt wrong. Azoth had been in other tunnels before, and if he wasn’t exactly comfortable with moving through the cloying dark by touch, he could still do it. This tunnel had started out like any other: rough cut, winding, and of course dark. But as it plunged deeper into the earth, the walls got straighter, the floor smoother.