By Lynn Flewelling
While younger Alec of Kerry is taken prisoner for a criminal offense he didn't devote, he's definite that his lifestyles is at an finish. yet something he by no means anticipated used to be his cellmate. undercover agent, rogue, thief, and noble, Seregil of Rhiminee is many things--none of them predictable. And while he deals to tackle Alec as his apprentice, issues might by no means be an analogous for both of them. quickly Alec is touring roads he by no means knew existed, towards a conflict he by no means suspected used to be brewing. ahead of lengthy he and Seregil are embroiled in a sinister plot that runs deeper than both can think, and which could rate them excess of their lives in the event that they fail. yet fortune is as unpredictable as Alec's new mentor, and this time there simply could be...Luck within the Shadows.
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Jack Jingly, if you please,” the Mayor said calmly. The leader of the horsemen dismounted and walked slowly toward the table where the Councilmen and their guest had dined. He was a huge man, nearly seven feet tall, and at every step he rang and jangled because of the rings and bells and bracelets that were sewn to his patched jerkin. “Evenin’, Yer Honor,” he said in a gruff chuckle. “Let’s get the business over with,” the Mayor told him. ” “Ah, the boys don’t mean no harm, Yer Honor,” the giant grumbled good-naturedly.
Voices murmured somewhere ahead, sullen as robbed bees. As they drew nearer, Schmendrick thought he could make out a woman’s tone among them. Then his cheek felt firelight, and he looked up. They had halted in a small clearing where another ten or twelve men sat around a campfire, fretting and grumbling. The air smelled of burned beans. A freckled, red-haired man, dressed in somewhat richer rags than the rest, strode forward to greet them. “Well, Jack,” he cried. ” The Last Unicorn | 57 “I don’t know what he is maself,” Jack Jingly rumbled.
Deer love and envy unicorns. Once, a buck in his second summer, prodded forward by his giggling friends, came quite close to her and mumbled without meeting her eyes, “You are very beautiful. ” The unicorn looked silently back at him, knowing that he expected no answer from her. ” He wheeled and dashed away in the moonlight, and his friends followed him. The unicorn lay down again. ” Few were the towns where he was not invited to stable his beautiful white mare and stay the night, and before the children went to bed he would perform in the market square by lantern light.
Luck in the Shadows (Nightrunner, Book 1) by Lynn Flewelling