By Robin Hobb

Younger Fitz is the bastard son of the noble Prince Chivalry, raised within the shadow of the royal court docket by way of his father's gruff stableman. he's handled like an outcast by means of the entire royalty other than the devious King wise, who has him sectetly tutored within the arts of the murderer. For in Fitz's blood runs the magic Skill--and the darker wisdom of a kid raised with the reliable hounds and rejected via his kin. As barbarous raiders ravage the coasts, Fitz is transforming into to manhood. quickly he'll face his first risky, soul-shattering venture. And even though a few regard him as a danger to the throne, he may be the major to the survival of the dominion.

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He twitched and readjusted his spectacles upon the end of his crooked nose. ” A jubilant voice erupted from the classroom as a slim youngster crashed into Misha and embraced him. Misha stared down at his brother’s offspring with a slight smile. “Sasha! Get-t-t-t back in your seat,” he stuttered. Misha waved him away. “I need to borrow Sasha for a moment, Professor. ” “I suppose…,” Bartholomew said, glaring at his unruly but talented young student. ” “Of course. ” Misha took hold of her shoulder and led her into the hall.

Misha looked annoyed, Durrik was impatient, and Bard, never one to stay still, was fidgeting with some small device in his pocket. “This council has convened on the matter of a potential talent. ” “That is correct, Guild Lord,” Misha replied. ” one of the highly important men asked in a highly important voice. Durrik was dressed completely in black today, but had neglected a tie. The flame symbol of the School of Destruction was stitched over his heart in gray, and again he wore one white glove and one black.

Misha nodded. ” Hesitantly, Misha returned Bard’s touch before he slipped out of the room, grease smudged on one cheek. He had an errand to do before he could go to bed. He had to get word to Durrik, and he had a fair idea of who he would send to do so. As he headed out of the tower, he ran into another wizard heading down the stairs. It was more his fault than the other man’s. His mind was still attempting to process what Bard had said. What it could mean. The small-statured man groveled. ” The man’s jacket had once been yellow but now was spotted and dirty.

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