By Victor Hugo
Sensational, dramatic, filled with wealthy pleasure and choked with the sweep and violence of human passions, LES MISERABLES is not just brilliant experience yet a robust social rfile. the tale of the way the convict Jean-Valjean struggled to flee his previous and reaffirm his humanity, in a global brutalized through poverty and lack of knowledge, grew to become the gospel of the negative and the oppressed.
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Tensor violated the Conclave,” he said, grim-faced. ” Tallia rubbed her forehead as if she could stir her brain back to life. ” “I can’t remember,” said Tallia, shaking her head. “Yggur’s not far away. ” Tallia did not ask him about that. Mendark was a sensitive. He knew. She squatted down, rocking back and forth on her heels. “Tensor struck down the Conclave with a mind-blasting potency,” Mendark went on. ” she whispered. “Yes, and fled with the Mirror. What’s he going to do with it? ” Tallia slumped on the chair.
Because Llian believes it to be truth, it is truth, and despite Tensor’s protests she is freed. However, Emmant is spurned by the Aachim for his dishonorable act, and this drives him into madness. That night, with Rael’s aid, Karan and Llian escape from Shazmak, hotly pursued by the Aachim. Stealing a boat, they flee down a wild river. Rael and several of the Aachim are drowned in the chase, and Karan is devastated. Despite the trial they were her friends. In Yggur’s stronghold, Maigraith is tormented by the Whelm, who have an instinctive hatred of her.
It was not just that she liked Karan. She was a sensitive too, a priceless talent, especially in time of war. Anyone left behind was probably condemned to death, but not everybody could be saved. She ran back to Karan and took her hand, then laid it down again, unable to choose. “Go on, Lilis. ” Karan moaned, flinging her head from side to side. Suddenly coming to a decision, Tallia bent down to pick her up, then one of the comatose sat up, a short, rather stout man called Prathitt, a wealthy merchant and legislator.