By Angus Watson
LEGENDS AREN'T BORN. THEY'RE MADE.
Dug Sealskinner is a down-on-his-luck mercenary touring south to affix up with King Zadar's military. yet he retains rescuing the inaccurate people.
First Spring, a toddler he reveals scavenging at the battlefield, after which Lowa, one in every of Zadar's such a lot fearsome warriors, who has vowed revenge at the king for her sister's execution.
Now Dug's at the mistaken part of the thousands-strong military he was hoping to hitch -- and worse, Zadar has bloodthirsty druid magic on his aspect. All Dug has is his warfare hammer, one small baby, and one unpredictable, highly-trained warrior with a lust for revenge that would get all of them killed . . .
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His eyes narrow as he approaches, and so do mine. Glixius Dragon Killer is an old enemy. He's a powerful Sorcerer, though not one who's ever been a credit to the city. Until recently he was outside the influence of the Sorcerers Guild, though he's been brought back into the fold due to the current crisis. That doesn't alter the fact that he's a criminal. He may have escaped conviction, and he might even be fooling the Sorcerers Guild, but he's not fooling me. Like any successful Sorcerer, Glixius is wealthy.
I've met her once or twice. Before moving to the tavern Tanrose used to live with her up in Pashish. "Quite well," says Tanrose. " She hesitates, and taps a finger on the desk. " I raise my eyebrows. " Tanrose nods. I'm surprised. Common sailors have low status in Turai but ship's captains usually come from wealthier backgrounds. If Tanrose's grandfather was a captain, it means the family has come down in the world. Tanrose is aware of it. "He was put in prison and most of the family's wealth was confiscated.
I'm wary of garnering bad luck with such an important game of cards coming up. Palax and Kaby are huddled together on the small bed in the guest room. Despite the winter cold, they're both flushed and sweating, and have thrown off their blankets. "Brought you some soup," I say, setting it down on the floor. "Thank you," gasps Kaby. "Don't worry, it'll pass soon. " I depart as swiftly as I arrived. In the corridor I crash into Makri. "Hey watch it," she says. " "And retreating as fast as possible," notes Makri.