By Laurell K. Hamilton
I am Princess Meredith NicEssus. felony identify Meredith Gentry, simply because “Princess” appears so pretentious on a driver’s license. i used to be the 1st faerie princess born on American soil, yet I wouldn’t be the single one for far longer...
Merry Gentry, ex–private detective, now full-time princess, knew she used to be descended from fertility goddesses, but if she realized she was once approximately to have triplets, she started to comprehend what that will suggest. Infertility has plagued the excessive ranks of faerie for hundreds of years. Now nobles of either courts of faerie are coming to courtroom Merry and her males, at their domestic in exile within the Western Lands of l. a., simply because they are going to do something to have infants in their own.
Taranis, King of sunshine and phantasm, is a extra risky challenge. He attempted to seduce Merry and, failing that, raped her. He’s utilizing the human courts to sue for visitation rights, claiming that one of many infants is his. And although Merry is aware she used to be already pregnant while he took her, she can’t turn out it.
To retailer herself and her infants from Taranis she is going to use the main harmful powers in all of faerie: a god of dying, a warrior often called the Darkness, the Killing Frost, and a king of nightmares. they're her fanatics, and her dearest loves, and they'll face down the may well of the excessive courts of faerie—while attempting to hold the battle from spreading to blameless people in la, who're at risk of changing into collateral harm.
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The very concept was unthinkable. The power of Seanchan, the very power of the Crystal Throne, was built on controlled damane. There were too many things about which Suroth had no choice to suit her. Such as Alwhin, who watched as if she had been so’jhin all of her life. No. As if she were of the Blood itself, and knelt because she chose to. ” The damane had had another name when she was one of the hated Aes Sedai, before falling into Seanchan hands, but Suroth neither knew what it had been nor cared.
Rand was a shepherd, a good fellow to have fun with when he was not going all over-serious and responsible. Rand the Dragon Reborn, now; that told him he was a stone fool to be sitting there, where Moiraine could put her hand on him whenever she wanted, waiting to see what Rand would do next. Maybe Thom Merrilin would go with him. Or Perrin. Only, Thom seemed to be settling into the Stone as if he never meant to leave, and Perrin was not going anywhere unless Faile crooked a finger. Well, Mat was ready to travel alone, if need be.
It was a beginning. One way or another, Siuan would be stopped before she could destroy the Tower. Well hidden in a stand of tall leatherleaf above the north bank of the River Taren, Dain Bornhald tossed back his white cloak, with its flaring golden sun on the breast, and raised the stiff leather tube of a looking glass to his eye. A cloud of tiny bitemes buzzed around his face, but he ignored them. In the village of Taren 30 Seeds of Shadow Ferry, across the river, tall stone houses stood on high foundations against the floods that came every spring.
A Shiver of Light (Merry Gentry, Book 9) by Laurell K. Hamilton