By Robin Hobb
Younger Fitz is the bastard son of the noble Prince Chivalry, raised within the shadow of the royal court docket via his father's gruff stableman. he's handled like an outcast via all of the royalty other than the devious King sensible, who has him sectetly tutored within the arts of the murderer. For in Fitz's blood runs the magic Skill--and the darker wisdom of a kid raised with the reliable hounds and rejected by means of his family members. As barbarous raiders ravage the coasts, Fitz is starting to be to manhood. quickly he'll face his first risky, soul-shattering venture. And even though a few regard him as a possibility to the throne, he could be the major to the survival of the dominion.
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Me too,” whispered Vague Henri. “Nearly threw up,” admitted Cale. ” “You’ll get used to it,” said Cale. ” “I have to fold the vestments after practice,” said Vague Henri. ” “Talking. You boys. ” In his usual, almost miraculous, way Redeemer Malik had appeared behind them. It was unwise to be doing anything wrong when Malik was around, because of his strange ability Paul Hoffman 33 to creep up on people. His unannounced taking over of the training session from Redeemer Fitzsimmons, known universally as Fitz the Shits because of the dysentery that had plagued him since his time in the Fen campaigns, was just bad luck.
Three-quarters hidden by the cupboard door, Vague Henri shov eled the food in his arms and the chicken legs and cake from the ﬂoor into the cupboard and, standing up, shut the door. ” “Oh, it’s you,” said Glebe. ” “Yes,” said Glebe irritably. “I . . uh . . ” Vague Henri looked round as if for inspiration. He seemed to ﬁnd it somewhere up in the roof. “I was . . ” Redeemer Bent was certainly mad, but his reputation for forget fulness was largely due to the fact that whenever they got the chance the acolytes blamed him for everything that was misplaced or was ques tionable about whatever they were doing.
It was not just the laughter that spooked the three boys—for all that laughter was something rarely heard in that place and never in such volume and with such easy joy—it was much more the pitch and sound of it. Like the voices they had heard in the corridor a few mo ments before, it set off an alien thrill deep inside them. “Look and see,” whispered Vague Henri. “No,” mouthed Cale. ” Cale grabbed his wrist and squeezed. ” Vague Henri, reluctant, eased back against the balcony wall. There was another burst of laughter, but this time Cale kept his eye on Vague Henri.
Assassin's Apprentice (The Farseer Trilogy, Book 1) by Robin Hobb