By Patricia Briggs
From the number one New York Times bestselling writer of Iron Kissed?a magical tale.
driving right into a warfare that?s heating up at the border, Ward, the hot lord of Herzog, is bound he?s at the speedy song to glory. yet quickly his venture takes a perilous flip. For he has visible a pile of magical dragon bones hidden deep underneath Hurog continue. The bones may well turn out to be harmful within the flawed palms, and Ward is bound his enemies will cease at not anything to own them.
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Bastilla thinks consuming powdered dragon bones can make her the main robust wizard alive,” acknowledged Tosten. “She used to be gloating over it. ” “What wouldn't it do for somebody who couldn't paintings magic? ” I requested. “It may well flip him right into a mage for a time,” spoke back Oreg. “But he’d need to proceed eating the bones to maintain his powers. finally, it'll kill him. ” “Oreg, in the event you have been at Hurog, may perhaps you retain the wizards from discovering the dragon? ” I requested. “Bastilla left a strand of hair within the cave. ” “Possibly,” he stated. “How many wizards does he have? ” “How many may possibly you defeat? ” “If I have been within the hold, i may hold 3 or 4 of Bastilla’s quality out for a couple of days. If i may locate her hair and dispose of it, for much longer. ” “Could you break the dragon bones? ” I requested. He shook his head. “No. ” I nodded and dropped again into notion. “Ward? Why did Bastilla have Penrod try and kill you? ” requested Tosten. “She knew Kariarn sought after the bones, and also you have been how one can get them. ” “What? ” requested Oreg. I hadn’t had time to consider it, yet Tosten was once correct. It was once unusual. I informed Oreg approximately Penrod’s assault and the way my brother had kept me. i presumed concerning the atypical glance I’d noticeable on Bastilla’s face in Haverness’s nice corridor whereas I’d been giggling with Tisala and of her response while I’d defined why i couldn't be her lover. Had she been so indignant with me that she could probability Kariarn’s wrath to kill me? “I suspect Kariarn doesn’t comprehend something approximately it,” I acknowledged. “I ask yourself how a lot she will be able to do open air his orders? ” Oreg simply shook his head, so I placed the matter of Bastilla apart and considered extra quick issues. Garranon, his spouse, and Tosten needed to get to security. i'd danger my existence yet now not my brother’s. With him secure, i may decide on Kariarn to Hurog. Kariarn could spoil my domestic which will get the dragon bones; if I have been there with Oreg, destroying Hurog wouldn't be valuable. “The king,” I acknowledged slowly to myself, to not my viewers. “The king killed our cousin and took Hurog from me, which absolves me of oaths taken because the Hurogmeten’s inheritor. Kariarn proposes to come Hurog to me if I aid him. ” Tosten staggered to his toes. “Ward . . . Don’t do it. You can’t belief him. ” “No,” I agreed mildly. “But then, he can’t belief me, both. He’s going to assault Hurog by some means. i must be there, and the quickest method to Hurog is to journey with him. ” Tosten frowned at me. “However,” I stated, gazing the wall back, “when I let you know my intentions, you turn into enraged and hit me with—” I regarded round and located a brand new merchandise within the cellphone that were further to extend our creature comforts. “—with the chamber pot, knocking me subconscious. You get away the mobile by means of a few inventive process. . . . ” I stared on the door, however it appeared sturdy. there has been no bar on it, notwithstanding, only a huge iron lock. “Tosten spent loads of time at the waterfront,” stated Oreg. “Waterfront rats have all types of worthy talents. ” I gave Tosten an glance, and he squirmed. “All correct. i understand how to choose such a lot locks if you happen to supply me an afternoon or .