By Fiona McIntosh
The destiny of countries hangs in precarious stability as a tender soldier urgently seeks solutions to a sinister blessing . . . basic Wyl Thirsk of Morgravia has obvious his ally slain, his sister tortured, and his mentor consigned to a undeniable dying -- all on the sadistic whim of his sovereign, King Celimus. Now Celimus hungrily eyes the neighboring realm, Briavel, and its green Queen Valentyna, pressuring her right into a doomed political marriage -- and thereby forcing Wyl's hand towards disagreement and treason, for under he can retailer the girl he loves from her hideous destiny. yet future will ship Wyl faraway from the evil machinations of the despicable king. And as struggle threatens from the north, the place the hated King of the Barbarians plots opposed to the south, Wyl needs to locate the mysterious bestower of Myrren's reward in a bid to regulate the curse that has thrown his lifestyles into chaos . . . and is intricately and terrifyingly woven into the way forward for 3 geographical regions.
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They had emerged from the cover of the woodland that surrounded the northern rim of the palace grounds. Commander Liryk glanced to his left, where the body of the man he hardly knew but comfortably called friend lay dead in a cart, wrapped in sacking. Combined sorrow and guilt threatened to take over Liryk's checked emotion, forcing him to look away and back toward the castle. Now they had arrived at the famous Bridge of Werryl, where past sovereigns, remembered faithfully in marble, stood proudly on either side and guided visitors into the palace.
One not prone to shrieking hysterics but someone who could control her own emotions and deal calmly with a situation? "I understand fully, your majesty. " He nodded. "Driven into his chest with expert precision. " "Dead before Koreldy even realized he'd been struck," he assured her, not quite believing it himself as he stood to bow before his sovereign. She nodded that he might depart and he did so gladly, flooded with relief that his ugly task was done. Chapter 2 Knave knew. The dog had woken him in the night with a howl so sorrowful it hurt Fynch to hear it.
Chapter 14 The path she had been walking now for two days... Chapter 15 They had run, terrified, not daring to look behind or... Chapter 16 Jorn cowered in the cold of the damp cell, frightened... Chapter 17 Elspyth had taken the rest of that day and all... Chapter 18 Wyl knew he had pushed the mare hard and had... Chapter 19 Duke Jeryb's estate was a series of elegant buildings, running... Chapter 20 Around the time Ylena and Pil entered Dorchyster Green, Jessom... Chapter 21 Elspyth arrived on the outskirts of the duchy by dusk...
Blood and Memory (The Quickening, Book 2) by Fiona McIntosh