By David Chandler
Situation made him a legal. future could make him a hero. As a thief, Malden is extraordinary within the loose urban of Ness, and chuffed there. yet through saving the lifetime of the knight Croy, Malden has sure himself to an historic, noble brotherhood . . . and he now possesses certainly one of merely seven historical Blades able to destroying demons. Malden fears accompanying Croy and the barbarian M?rget on their quest to dispatch a bad creature of nightmare . . . nor does he are looking to disturb the vengeful lifeless. yet with an murderer on his heels, the younger cutpurse is left with out selection. and there's the comely sorceress, Cythera, to contemplate— promised to Croy yet in love with Malden—not to say the superb treasure rumored to be hidden within the depths of the demon’s lair . . .
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In fact, my purpose here is quite the opposite. I happened to be strolling past this fine home tonight when I discovered these,” he said. He glanced to one side. The bodies of the three thieves he’d surprised lay sprawled on the floor there, facedown. Doral’s face went white. “They were busy at amassing this collection of your goods,” Malden said, and gestured at the valuables piled on the carpet. ” The merchant stared hard at Malden with shrewd, half-closed eyes. “You’re no watchman. ” Malden chuckled.
This one only smiled, and did not speak. This one showed only the teeth of a predatory animal. He dared not look on that one too long, even in memory. Two knights with the same name, one dissembling, not a knight at all. He was something else entirely, something hated, and yet he was the key to liberation. A draft of burdock root, certain oils most precious, blisswine. An elfin queen throwing herself across a bed in the attitude of a whore. Closer now—closer, but fragmented. The Hieromagus beat feebly at the floor with his fists, trying to force the memories—the forebodings—into proper shape.
The time for concern and caring, apparently, was over. But then he surprised Malden again. He nodded vigorously, though he didn’t seem convinced. “I’m all for uncomplicated cupidity, of course. Greed is a wonderful motivator. But would you indulge me and answer one more question? ” “A house,” Malden admitted. ” “Indeed? Malden the thief looks to marry? Fascinating,” Cutbill said, and wrote a number down in his ledger, as if he’d taken the empirical measure of Malden’s heart. ” Chapter Five “Cythera should be here by now,” Sir Croy said, and paced across the floorboards for the hundredth time.
A Thief in the Night: Book Two of the Ancient Blades Trilogy by David Chandler