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By Robin Hobb

New York Times bestselling writer Robin Hobb returns to international of the Rain Wilds—called “one of the main gripping settings in smooth delusion” (Booklist)—in City of Dragons. carrying on with the captivating trip she started in her acclaimed Dragon Keeper and Dragon Haven, Hobb rejoins a small team of vulnerable, half-formed and undesirable dragons and their displaced human partners as they look for a mythical sanctuary. Now, because the misfit band techniques its ultimate vacation spot, dragons and keepers alike face a problem so insurmountable that it threatens to render their lengthy, tricky odyssey totally meaningless. Touching, strong, and dazzlingly artistic, Hobb’s City of Dragons isn't really to be missed—further evidence that this writer belongs along Raymond E. Feist, Terry Brooks, and Lois McMaster Bujold within the pantheon of fable fiction’s actual greats.

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Now. ” Hest retreated on shaking legs. “Truly, sir, I’ve no concept what you're speaking approximately. ” The Chalcedean him, teacup in a single hand and knife within the different. He herded Hest clear of the seriously draped home windows and subsidized him into the nook. Hest’s heartbeat thundered in his ears. the guy took a sip of tea and smiled. “I will listen,” he acknowledged conversationally. “For the time it takes me to drink this cup. then you definately and my blade will tread the dance of fact. ” “I can't inform you something. I don’t understand whatever. ” Hest heard his personal trembling voice and didn't realize it. “Then allow us to summon your slave Sedric. He was once the only, was once he no longer, who struck this cut price with Begasti Cored? ” Hest’s brain raced. Begasti. A balding guy with super undesirable breath. “I’ve had dealings with Begasti Cored, yet these have been long ago. And Sedric isn't really my slave, he’s my . . . assistant. And . . . ” the relationship among the names shaped in his brain, and unexpectedly he knew what it was once all approximately. He spoke fast, his eyes at the soaring knife. “And he betrayed me and ran off with a few very precious scrolls. To the Rain Wilds. He could have struck a discount of his personal with Begasti Cored. The little traitor most likely did. i think he did loads of company in the back of my again and with no my wisdom. Sedric is the fellow you need to be chatting with approximately this . . . item. ” Dragon components. That was once what the fellow anticipated him handy over. Dragon liver and dragon blood, bone and enamel and scales. Dragon elements to make medications to treatment the traditional, ill, and fairly most likely mad Duke of Chalced. very unlikely to acquire, hugely unlawful dragon elements. What had Sedric dragged him into? the fellow drank the final of his tea. He held the empty cup for a second, after which casually tossed it over his shoulder. It fell at the rug and rolled in a part circle with no breaking. Hest’s ears rang, and the room appeared to develop dim. while the guy gestured with the razor-sharp knife, Hest couldn't comprise the small sound in his throat. The Chalcedean seemed to not observe. He cocked his head at Hest and smiled like a flirtatious snake. “You will sit down now, there, at your table, and we'll tease out a section extra of the reality right here. I see it hiding on your eyes. ” “I don’t understand the reality. i've got suspicions, not anything extra. ” however the suspicions have been swiftly weaving themselves right into a logical trend. Alise and her obsessive learn of the dragons. Sedric’s unexpected aid for her ridiculous Rain Wild day trip to determine the creatures. He’d even pointed out Begasti’s identify, hadn’t he, in the course of their final quarrel? Or the single earlier than? a few foolishness a few fortune to be made . . . Hest made a disgusted noise at the back of his throat. For the earlier few years, Sedric had watched him maneuver his manner in the course of the buying and selling global. He’d run Hest’s errands, fetched his tea, brushed his jackets, and, convinced, warmed his mattress. yet evidently he’d inspiration himself higher and extra deserving than that. He’d suggestion he was once smart adequate to chop this little aspect exchange on his personal.

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