By Christopher Stasheff

The medieval planet of Maltroit appears repeating Earth's bloody background within the worst attainable demeanour. it truly is as much as the Rogue Wizard to offer the downtrodden a crash direction in democracy, so sooner than you could say "Magna Carta," he is bent the process heritage through educating the nobles the rudiments of democracy, and education the peasants within the fundamentals of radical politics.

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Then the two of them set to in earnest. Coll parried two more blades, not quite far enoughone of them grazed his arm, but he ignored it, not caring which stroke killed him, for he had known he was dead from the moment the false monk drew his sword. He saw a half-second's opening and struck with the butt of his spear. It jabbed into the belly of the man to his left; he fell back with a grunt of pain-but another soldier stepped over him and struck. Coll barely had time to parry the thrust from his right before he had to turn the jab from his left, then snap his shaft up to block a blow from the front.

He wasn't very impressive, really-no taller than Coll, and only a few years older.

Gar retreated, drawing his own weapon. But Coll saw a lone soldier rise up from the grass and run to catch up the cutoff end of the knight's lance. It was six feet long, and he leveled it as a spear, charging at Dirk's back in silence. " Coll shouted, then ran to catch the fellow even as Dirk turned to look. He saw the lance coming just in time and leaned to the side; it skimmed past his ribs, tearing cloth. Then Dirk caught the shaft and pulled. The soldiers stumbled, off balance, and Coll swung his staff, knocking a very solid blow into the man's skull.

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