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By Glen Cook

Across the mountains referred to as the Dragon's the teeth, past the nippiness achieve of the Werewind and the fires of the world's starting, above the partitions of the fortress Fangdred, stands Windtower. From this lonely hold the famous person Rider calls forth the struggle that even wizards dread, fought for a woman's hundred-lifetime love. a lady known as Nepanthe, princess to the Stormkings…

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The old man led the boy to a stall where an elderly woman squatted behind melons, tomatoes, cucumbers, and braids of hanging maize. "So," she said, voice rattling. " "Ah, Mama, a sad one," he replied. "See the tearstreaks? " Lifting the boy before him, he entered the stall. The woman rifled a small package and found a piece of sugar candy. "Here, little man. For you. Sit down, Royal. " Over the boy's shoulder she asked a question with a lifted eyebrow. "A hot day, yes," said Royal. "The King's men were witch-burning again.

I'm sure he's harmless. Milady. The people just gather to laugh at him. He doesn't seem to mind. " So. He did see my fear, she thought. And now he's trying to reassure me. Aloud, "What's he talking about? " The soldier suddenly seemed distressed. He tried to hedge. "Come, come, Rolf. I heard him use my name. " "As your Ladyship commands," he muttered. Plainly he feared losing his position as her captain. " A spark blazed in Nepanthe's eyes, a mote of fire that could easily become anger. " The anger waxed, spread from her eyes to her brow.

She shuddered, remembering ranks of heads on pikes above the city gates. " "All true, but such things don't mean much to fools, Milady. I know. I was raised here. Your reforms have won support among the small merchants, the artisans, especially the furriers, the guildsmen, and the more thoughtful laborers. All the worst victims of the old government and syndicates. But most of the people refuse to be fooled by your chicanery. And the rich, the crime-bosses, and the deposed Councilmen, keep telling them that's what it is.

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