By Ian Irvine

During this moment quantity, Karan, a tender delicate wearing the blood of all 3 Worlds, comes into ownership of the reflect of Aachen, which holds the facility to heal--or destroy--World family members. yet as warfare rages, Tensor, the chief of the Aachim humans, steals the reflect and flees with the younger chronicler, Lilan, leaving all to ask yourself how they plan to take advantage of this magic.

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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.

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