By Jennifer Fallon
The Tide Lords have accrued in Jelidia and locate they have to locate the Chaos Crystal that introduced them to this international. it really is came upon that Elyssa, Scard Crasii, Warlock's merciless immortal mistress is aware the site of the Chaos crystal and with each immortal looking for the crystal the stakes are excessive.
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Not his friends, not his colleagues, not the hundreds of people who owed him their lives, not even the Crasii slaves he'd been trying to help — the very reason for his arrest. Despite her anger, Arkady didn't really blame the Crasii. They had their own problems. The magically blended, half-animal, half-human creatures created by the Tide Lords didn't have time to be concerned by human troubles. The Tide was on the rise and they had no thought but pleasing their immortal masters, whom they were magically compelled to obey.
He was wearing a sheepskin-lined jacket, his hands encased in sturdy leather gloves, and his breath frosted as he spoke. 'The ice along the shore here is quite thin and there's still water flowing in a couple of places. We've sent amphibians under the ice-pack to test its thickness. We've lost several of them to hypothermia, and what the survivors report is not encouraging. ' Tryan asked, leaning back on the queen's red leather throne as if he owned it. Unlike the spymaster, he was in shirtsleeves, apparently oblivious to the icy air.
Arkady smiled sourly. 'You used to tell me Declan was a troublemaker who would come to no good. ' 'He made something of himself in the end,' her father conceded. 'He had a responsible job. ' Ah, Papa, if only you knew what Declan has become. ' She didn't mean to sound so bitter, but it was hard not to. ' 'About Declan. ' Arkady turned her head to look at her father, as it dawned on her how little he knew of what she'd been doing this past year. How little he knew about her at all, really. When she thought about it, her father hadn't known what she was up to since she was fourteen.