By Herbie Brennan
While Henry Atherton lower back to his personal existence within the suburbs of London, he concept all was once good within the Faerie Ream. His new good friend Pyrgus, the crown prince of Faerie, was once approximately to be coronated as pink Emperor. yet then Princess Holly Blue arrived on the earth, looking Henry's support as soon as more. A plot to assassinate Pyrgus is afoot, yet that isn't the worst in their problems. Pyrgus's father, the murdered crimson Emperor, has been raised from the lifeless by way of foul necromantic sorcery. Now Lord Hairstreak and the sinister Faeries of the evening have seized regulate of the area . . . and pushed Pyrgus and his allies into hiding. Henry has no option to go back to the area of Faerie to help his associates. But that proves more uncomplicated acknowledged than performed while the paranormal portal linking their nation-states is going awry. Now Henry must scramble simply to remain alive in a wonderful international that is consistently filled with surprises . . . and hazard.
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There were still a million things to do before the Coronation. Gold leaf for the Cathedral, spell candles for the nave, gifts for the congregation, musicians, the celebratory games, rabbits for the Official Distribution, the Honour Guard, the clerical bribes, the State Barge, the seven conjuration troupes, the Endolg Chorus, the Male Companion - Pyrgus wanted Henry for that and Blue wasn't even sure Gatekeeper Fogarty had contacted him yet - the Female Companion, which would be Blue herself, except she still hadn't had her fitting for the dress, the Grand Salute, the new statue in the Great Square, the reception menu ...
84 CHAPTER ONE HUNDRED AND FIVE. 85 EPILOGUE. 86 CHAPTER ONE Mr. Fogarty's house was at the end of a short cul-de-sac. The front windows were partly boarded up, which gave it a deserted, derelict appearance. But Henry knew they'd been boarded up while Mr. Fogarty still lived there, so the neighbours wouldn't notice any difference. And nobody with any sense would try to visit him. Mr. Fogarty had broken his last visitor's arm with a cricket bat. Henry had a full set of keys, but he avoided using the front door and walked around the back.
I got a place of my own in the woods - log cabin with mod cons, a full cabinet of spells and a nice comfortable double bed. Keep my money underneath the mattress. Nobody ever goes there. ' She smiled seductively and gummily. ' Brimstone frowned. A nice isolated log cabin could be just the thing he needed. Not to mention Widow Mormo's money and the spells in her magic cabinet. He cracked a wintery smile. He could cut her throat when they got there and bury her body in the woods. 'Yes, all right,' he said brightly.