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By Robin Hobb

Younger Fitz is the bastard son of the noble Prince Chivalry, raised within the shadow of the royal court docket through his father's gruff stableman. he's taken care of like an outcast by way of the entire royalty other than the devious King clever, 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 strong hounds and rejected through his relations. As barbarous raiders ravage the coasts, Fitz is becoming to manhood. quickly he'll face his first risky, soul-shattering undertaking. And although a few regard him as a chance to the throne, he could be the main to the survival of the dominion.

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Or stay in here tonight. ” She patted her coverlet. But Jax shook his head. “I can’t. ” Maybe Jax is making this up, she thought hopefully. After all, we’re talking about Jax here: a pretty weird kid. Maybe this is all in his head, and if I’m supposed to take care of him, then it’s my job to listen. And watch him. “OK,” she said slowly. ” He turned, and she got up and followed, shutting Rufus in her room so he wouldn’t bark and wake everyone. Outside her room she flicked on the hall light, then the light over the stairs.

Outside, the Pouring Man wanted their mother. He was looking for their mother. That was what he had meant by Where is she. Cara was sure. On that point, she didn’t have to ask Jax. She thought she’d never go to sleep, she was so confused. She felt kind of dazzled, in fact, as though something she couldn’t understand had been flashed in her face. A side of the world she’d never seen. A shadow world beneath this one. Where is she. The water pouring off of him. It was a black whirlwind. But at the same time, deep inside it, there was a kernel of new hope … because maybe this was a sign that her mother really hadn’t just left their dad, or left them.

He had the same dark coat on, with the hood, but now the hood was back so she could see his face—sort of. It was long and pale, with dark hair plastered down on the forehead, soaking wet. She couldn’t make out the features on the face that well; he might be young or old or somewhere in between. He was dripping, it looked like. Or maybe that was just the distortion of the glass. The worst thing was that his lips were moving. She couldn’t hear what he was saying, but his lips were moving. … It was a sick cold, the cold of lonely graves, the cold of a hospital bed that you knew, in the pit of your stomach, you would never leave….

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