By Tamora Pierce
Kel has ultimately accomplished her lifelong dream of being a knight. yet it’s now not turning out as she imagined in any respect. She is torn among an obligation she has sworn to uphold and a quest that she feels may flip the tide of warfare. . . .
“Unrelentingly life like in its depiction of the horrors of battle . . . Pierce offers beautiful info of the weaponry, topography, and tradition of her global, and her keep an eye on of a voluminous solid of characters is masterful.”
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Now Connac handed it to her and pointed east. A line of horsemen and wagons approached at the Giantkiller street, led via a rider on a black-and-white horse, the type referred to as piebald. at the back of him on a lead rein plodded a bay cob encumbered with packs. An collection of wagons undefined. Kel frowned. They’d gotten no note of precisely whilst the refugees could start to come. With the enemy and their mages as a result of arrive any day, she could be an tricky phantasm, person who could trick them into commencing the gates. She handed the spyglass to Neal. “Is that an phantasm? ” she demanded. Neal placed the glass to his eye and changed it. unexpectedly he yelped and grew to become away, pushing the spyglass at Kel with one hand as he rubbed his eyes with the opposite. “Neal? ” she requested, horrified. What if he’d been magically attacked? “Neal, are you alright? ” “Oh, I’m fine,” he grumbled. He groped in his breeches wallet, gave up, and wiped his eyes on his sleeve. He was once squinting; tears streamed down his cheeks. Kel produced considered one of her many pocket handkerchiefs and thrust it into his hand. “Thank you,” Neal acknowledged, blotting his eyes. “He’s bought caution and alarm magics round that educate for—Mithros, it’s bought to be at the very least fifty yards. I couldn’t deal with ten toes. these are our refugees, okay, and grasp Numair on the entrance. ” Kel’s jaw dropped. “Numair Salmalín? ” “That’s who I said,” her pal spoke back, grumpy. “I’d be aware of the glance of his present wherever, whether it didn’t part blind me. You suggestion he used to be an phantasm? ” “We’ve had no be aware the refugees have been at the move,” Kel reminded him. “And disguising Scanrans as a refugee educate will be in order to get them shut adequate for an assault. ” “Well, that’s no conceal. and because while do you want a mage to work out via illusions? ” Neal inquired. “Where’s that griffin-feather band? ” Kel blinked at him. “Band? ” she requested. Then she remembered: final 12 months she’d realized that if she held griffin feathers over her eyes, she may well see via magical illusions. She had swiftly stitched some of the feathers she had gotten for taking care of a toddler griffin onto a material band. whilst tied over her brow and ears, it gave her defense from magical falsehoods. Neal had helped her try out it, which used to be how they knew the band additionally safe Kel from spoken magic. “The griffin band,” she acknowledged, figuring out. “Well, certain, i've got it . . . ” She learned what she was once approximately to assert and closed her mouth, feeling sheepish. “Where? ” Neal prodded. Kel cleared her throat. “In my room. ” “Where it's going to do you a lot reliable, I’ll wager,” Neal responded. “It appears like our site visitors will be right here quickly. Time to warn each person we’ll have corporation for supper. ” Kel appeared round for bounce or Tobe and located the boy. “Tobe, within the package i exploit to wash my guns you’ll discover a pink silk bag. may you get it for me, please? ” Tobe nodded and clattered down the stairs. “I’m going again to the surgery,” Neal stated, returning Kel’s handkerchief. “Father and that i are able to paintings on that man’s middle. ” “Good luck,” Kel acknowledged, then checked out Sergeant Connac.