Iorich (Vlad Taltos, Book 12) by Steven Brust

By Steven Brust

Residence Jhereg, Dragaera's equipped crime syndicate, continues to be looking Vlad Taltos. There's a huge expense on his head on Draegara urban. Then he hears anxious information. Aliera--longtime pal, someday ally--has been arrested through the Empire on a cost of working towards elder sorcery, a capital crime.

It doesn't make experience. all people understands Aliera's been dabbling in elder sorcery for a while. Why is the Empire down on her now? Why aren't her robust friends--Morrolan, Sethra, the Empress Zerika--coming to her rescue? And such a lot to the purpose, why has she completely refused to do whatever approximately her personal defense?

It will be idiotic of Vlad to leap into this example. He's a former Jhereg who betrayed the home. He's an Easterner--small, vulnerable, short-lived. He's being hunted for via the main remorseless killers on the earth. evidently, that's precisely why he's going to get thoroughly involved...

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The priest had sought her out to give her his sympathies on the death of her brother. The only Rederni aside from Tier who had. She hadn’t been quite sure how to deal with a priest—Travelers had little use for the minions of the gods—but he’d seemed like a good person. ” “It must have been more than that,” Seraph said thoughtfully. ” She put them against her face and rubbed against them like a cat, soaking in the warmth that emanated from the battered wood. “Old wooden beads,” she said. “I can’t tell exactly how old, but they’ve been given in love and worn that way for a long, long time.

When she managed it at last, Ushireh’s body sat up in the pyre, and his head turned until he could fix his glowing eyes on her. Seraph shrank back and tried to close her eyes. As if in death he’d acquired the magic he’d so envied her in life, his will kept her from looking away from him. “You left me,” he said. “You left your duty. ” She awoke with a gasp and a cry and was gathered into warm arms and rocked gently. 44 Pa t r i c i a B r i g g s “Shh,” said Tier, “it was a dream. ” She buried her head in his shoulder and gave up a lifetime of self-control to sob raggedly against him.

I won’t tell anyone else,” she said. ” She glanced up at the mountains that towered above the narrow trail and shivered. There were not as many thieves in that part of the Empire as there were in the lands to the east where war had driven men off their lands. But Conex the Tinker, who found the dead body beside the trail, was not so honest as all that. He took everything he could find of value: two good boots, a bow, a scorched sword with scraps of flesh still clinging to it (he almost left that but greed outweighed squeamishness in the end), a belt, and a silver ring with a bit of onyx stone set in it.

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