By Robin Hobb
“A complete grasp of the epic fantasy.”
One of the world’s such a lot acclaimed fantasists, New York Times bestselling writer Robin Hobb returns to the realm of her renowned “Tawny guy” trilogy with Dragon Haven—the moment e-book, following Dragon Keeper (“Imaginative, literate, and compassionate from first web page to final” —Booklist) in an epic event concerning the resurgence of dragons in a global that either wishes and fears them. Hobb, whose Soldier Son Trilogy (Shaman’s Crossing, Forest Mage, Renegade’s Magic) has gained raves from critics, enthusiasts, and friends alike, returns to the Rain Wilds with Dragon Haven, and readers of Raymond Feist, Terry Brooks, and Lois McMaster Bujold will eagerly follow.
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Leftrin’s voice rattled the home windows. Jess’s gaze went again to Leftrin. His voice diminished all of sudden, taking the observe of a caution snarl. “I’m not likely to be cheated out of this, Leftrin. If she desires a proportion, she’ll need to battle through me. I’m not likely to face by way of and watch you are taking a brand new associate and minimize me out for the sake of constructing a candy little deal for your self. ” “Get out. ” From a roar, Leftrin’s voice had dropped to a close to whisper. “Get out now, Jess. move looking. ” might be he knew he’d driven Leftrin to his restrict. The captain hadn’t verbalized a danger, yet killing hung within the air. each beat of her thundering center appeared to shake Alise. She couldn’t draw a breath. She used to be fearful of what may ensue subsequent. Jess swung his toes to the ground in order that his boots landed at the deck with a thump. He stood, taking his time, like a cat that stretches ahead of it turns its again on a slavering puppy. “I’ll go,” he provided evenly. “Until one other time,” he stated as he walked out the door. round the nook yet nonetheless inside listening to, he additional, “We all understand there'll be over again. ” Leftrin leaned around the desk to arrive the door’s area. He slammed it so challenging that each cup at the desk jumped. “That bastard,” he tangled up. “That traitorous bastard. ” Alise chanced on she was once hugging herself and trembling. Her voice shook as she acknowledged, “I don’t comprehend. What was once he speaking approximately? What does he are looking to consult with me? ” LEFTRIN was once AS offended as he’d ever been in his lifestyles, and via his fury, he knew that the rattling hunter had woken worry in him to boot. It wasn’t simply that the fellow was once misjudging Alise in the sort of base approach. It was once that his assumptions threatened to destroy Leftrin’s stable photo in her eyes. The questions he didn’t dare resolution hung within the air among them, razor-edged knives that might lower them either to items. He took the single secure direction. He lied to her. “It’s o.k., Alise. every little thing might be wonderful. ” Then, earlier than she may possibly ask what used to be o.k. and what will be high quality, he silenced her within the basically method he might, drawing her to her ft and folding her into his palms. He held her enterprise opposed to him, his head bent over hers. every little thing approximately it was once unsuitable; he may see her small high quality arms opposed to the tough, dirty weave of his blouse. Her hair smelled like fragrance, and it was once so positive and gentle it tangled opposed to his unshaven chin. He may perhaps consider how small she was once, how tender. Her shirt was once delicate below his palms, and the heat of her dermis seeped throughout it. She used to be the other of him in each manner, and he had no correct to the touch her, none in any respect. whether she hadn’t been a married woman, whether she hadn’t been informed and subtle, it nonetheless might were incorrect for 2 such various humans to come back jointly. And but she didn't fight or shriek for support. Her fingers didn’t pound opposed to his chest; as an alternative they gripped the tough textile of his blouse and pulled him tighter, becoming herself opposed to him, and back, they have been contrary of one another in each approach, and every means used to be terrific. For an extended second he simply held her in silence, and in that short speedy he forgot Jess’s treachery, and his vulnerability and the risk waiting for them all.