By Paul B. Thompson, Tonya C. Cook
Whereas the Elven Exiles fight for survival within the far away state of Khur, the elves ultimate in Qualinesti face persecution, enslavement, and extermination. Amid nice agony and unrelieved evil, a insurgent leader--masked, nameless, and with unusual powers--appears, decided to cleanse the land of invaders.
Meanwhile, Kerianseray, the Lioness, Kagonesti normal and spouse of Speaker Gilthas, unearths herself magically transported from convinced loss of life in Khur to both dire straits in her former fatherland. As Gilthas leads the elves around the trackless desolate tract looking for a brand new domestic, the Lioness fights ruthless slavers and crosses paths with the mysterious masked innovative of Qualinesti.
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The baths. It’s one of the places here where silence is actually enforced, so try to keep quiet. Don’t splash too much, either. ” Ansel pushed one of the doors open. “Take your time. I’ll see to it that your things are brought to our room. When you’re done, just ask an acolyte to take you there. ” Celaena gave her a long look. The idea of Ansel—or anyone—handling the weapons and gear she’d left at the gate wasn’t appealing. Not that she had anything to hide—though she did cringe inwardly at the thought of the guards pawing at her undergarments as they searched her bag.
Another of the Absolutely Silent places, then. She spotted Ansel with her feet in the water, tossing dates into her mouth. None of the others paid Celaena any heed. And for once, she was glad. Perhaps she should have found a way to defy Arobynn’s order and come here under an alias. Ansel saw her and waved her over. If she gave her one look that hinted at her being so slow . . But Ansel merely held up a date, offering it to her. Celaena, trying to control her panting, didn’t bother taking the date as she strode into the cool water until she was completely submerged.
Powerfully built, yet not bulky. His smile spread a bit more as he extended his hand toward her. A greeting. “Yes,” she said, fighting her own smile. ” He nodded, and put his other hand on his heart. Scars peppered his hand—small, slender scars that suggested years of training with blades. ” She put a hand on her own chest. Then she took his extended hand and shook it. ” His eyes were vivid in the torchlight, his hand firm and warm around hers. She let go of his fingers. The son of the Mute Master and the protégée of the King of the Assassins.