By Elizabeth Moon

Refusing to marry a pig farmer and becoming a member of the military no matter if it ability by no means seeing her relatives back, Paksenarrion starts an experience that permits her to revive an overthrown ruler. Reissue.

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Yes, sir. " "Yes, sir, there is. I'd like to ask the captain's permission for the quartermaster's assistant, Maia, to check on Paksenarrion for the rest of the night. " "Do you really think it's necessary? No - never mind: you wouldn't be putting yourself into this position if you didn't. Do what you think necessary. Just remember that she is a prisoner, not an honored guest. No one is to enter the cell alone, and the only mitigations to the ban must be lifesaving. " "Yes, sir. " "Now take those summonses, and let me get some sleep.

You must- I told you yesterday — " He paled as they all looked at him, and he realized what he had said. " said Kolya softly. "You told him what? " Korryn drove a vicious elbow into the midriff of the guard on his left, and as the man slumped forward he snatched at his sword. The other guard drew his own weapon and darted forward, but Korryn was free with sword in hand, dancing sideways and looking for a way out. " roared the captain, drawing his own sword. Stammel charged, unarmed as he was, with Bosk and Devlin behind him.

Should be someone around here — ah, there you are. Forli, the captain has given permission for Maia to check the prisoner's injuries during the night, but she's to have someone with her in the cell. " "Certainly, sir, but I'll have to confirm those orders with the captain in the morning—" "That's fine. I know it's unusual, but it's one of the things I went to ask him about. " The guard led Maia down the stairs toward the cells. Stammel walked out into the yard toward the other barracks. Chapter Four This time the noise of boots in the hall was much louder.

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