By D. J. Molles
To Captain Lee Harden, venture homeland appears like a far off dream and the finishing touch of his undertaking turns out unattainable.
Wounded and weaponless, he has stumbled upon a bunch of survivors that turns out prepared to aid. yet a tragedy within the crew reasons a deep rift to return to mild and forces him into motion. within the chaos of the area open air, Lee is pursued via a brand new probability: anyone who will cease at not anything to get what he has.
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Then I dropped to the floor and hid behind the wicker chests that held the feasting cloths. One of Norwenna's slaves saw my arrival, and probably some of Gundleus's men did too, but no one cared enough to eject me. Norwenna was sitting on a wooden chair in the hall's centre. The widowed Princess was no beauty: her face was moon round with small piggish eyes and a thin, sour-lipped mouth and skin that had been pocked by some childhood disease, but none of that mattered. Great men do not marry princesses for their looks, but for the power they bring in their dowries.
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