By Jim Butcher
For hundreds of years, the folk of Alera have harnessed the furies—elementals of earth, air, hearth, water, wooden, and metal—to shield their land from aggressors. yet no fury can retailer them from the risks they face inside of. A mysterious assault from around the sea has weakened the 1st Lord. should still he fall, a bloody civil battle is inevitable. The accountability of keeping off assassination makes an attempt and treachery in the First Lord's circle of spies falls on Tavi, the single guy without fury to call…
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For that you don't get any—' 'For that I bless you. Now listen. Stonny's getting drunk—' 'Funny, I don't hear no brawl—' 'Bonuses from Keruli if there isn't one. ' Harllo glanced at the carriage door, then nodded. ' Gruntle watched him scurry off, still carrying his pole and prize. The man's arms were enormous, too long and too muscled for the rest of his scrawny frame. His weapon of choice was a two-handed sword, purchased from a weapon-smith in Deadman's Story. As far as those apish arms were concerned, it might be made of bamboo.
Moments before he moved beyond sight of the crater, he saw Bauchelain and Korbal Broach turn their backs on him – and Moon's Spawn. They stared down into the hole for a brief span, then began the descent, disappearing from view. Sighing, Gruntle swung about and made his way back to the camp, rolling his shoulders to release the tension that gripped him. As he reached the road his gaze lifted once more, south-ward to find Moon's Spawn, hazy now with distance. 'You there, lord, I wish you had caught the scent of Bauchelain and Korbal Broach, so you'd do to them what you did to the Jaghut Tyrant – assuming you had a hand in that.
My masters wish to speak with you, sir. ' Leaning back on the bench, Gruntle studied Reese for a moment, then grunted. ' 'By all means, sir. ' 'Is that a fact? ' Gruntle swung himself down from the buckboard on the side opposite Reese. He stepped up to the small, ornately framed door and knocked once. It opened softly and from the relative darkness within the carriage's confines loomed Keruli's round, expressionless face. 'Yes, Captain, by all means go. I admit as to some curiosity about this man's two masters.