Murder in LaMut

A continuation of the tale that started with Honored Enemy finds mercenaries Kurine, Kethol, and Pirojil on much-welcomed escort accountability after two decades of combating the Tsurani, an task that proves extra complex than anticipated. Reprint.
Title: Murder in LaMut
Author: Feist, Raymond E./ Rosenberg, Joel
Publisher: Harpercollins
Publication Date: 2008/07/01
Number of Pages: 333
Binding sort: PAPERBACK
Library of Congress: bl2008016682

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Argent advised them either to make a charging run, as though within the line. Now, this was once extra usual to Durine, regardless of his choice to prevent line-against-line; he trigger in a gradual run, his sword over his correct shoulder, as if Kethol was once in his ordinary position to the left, and Pirojil at the correct, the place he belonged. the most obvious trick was once to exploit a bit robbed time on the finish, to enable the remainder of the road conflict first–and it used to be such an seen trick that it used to be why a line assault required the belief of the boys on either side, simply because that movement might most likely keep the lifetime of the fellow who attempted it, yet fee the lives of the lads on each side of him, because the 3 of them at the same time making that circulate jointly had certainly rate the lives of guys to the left of Pirojil and to the fitting of Durine, all 3 times that Tom Garnett had ordered them into the road.

Steven Argent had simply laid this subject of their fingers, and long gone downstairs to assemble the rest barons jointly for an impromptu council, and to announce that he had selected Captains Kethol, Pirojil and Durine to enquire the homicide of Baron Morray and girl Mondegreen. The Swordmaster’s most recent orders made experience, type of, in a manner, yet… Pirojil positioned it into phrases for him. ‘There’s just one challenge with this most recent set of orders,’ Pirojil stated. ‘I don’t have the vaguest thought how to define out who did this.

And correct over there, perhaps twenty or thirty years from now, there'll be a pleasant little stand of oaks–short ones, granted, yet actual timber, and never simply saplings–drawing their sustenance from the floor less than. ’ She laughed, the sound of far away silver bells. Kethol in general didn’t like being laughed at, yet her laughter used to be not at all insulting. ‘Why, Kethol,’ she acknowledged, as if extra in surprise than shock, ‘one may imagine you have been a poetic thinker, now not a soldier. Oaks, you assert? Why oaks, instead of elms or pines or beeches?

Good, what do you intend to do? ’ there has been not anything vaguely strange or remotely harmful a few baron inviting a serving woman into his mattress, however it used to be essentially now not this sort of factor that Morray would need bruited approximately, quite no longer round girl Mondegreen. Kethol walked to the open panel to the hidden passageway and closed it. there has been a few trick little bit of lockwork hidden within the bric-a-brac, yet he didn’t belief it, so he slid a dressing chair in entrance of it, and balanced a fresh chamberpot on most sensible of the chair, leaning it opposed to the panelling.

He waited. The toasts that Kethol, Pirojil and Durine gave their very own useless comrades have been shorter and never in any respect suited to well mannered corporation. Kethol struggled for the fitting phrases, because the ordinary ones rather most likely wouldn’t have long gone over rather well. ‘The negative sod,’ didn’t appear correct, and neither did ‘And we’ve obtained his pouch! ’ nor ‘And if no one else buries him, he can rot the place he lies. ’ ‘Baron Mondegreen,’ he stated, eventually. They drank. ‘Now…on to different concerns, which can or won't hindrance you. ’ He cocked his head to at least one facet.

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