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By Michelle West

The weeks for the reason that Jewel Markess ATerafin has been acclaimed ruler of her condo haven't been peaceable; 4 assassination makes an attempt were made on her lifestyles, and essentially the most very important individuals of her residence Council has been pressured to retire, leaving a seat empty at a time while she calls for depended on allies.

The warfare within the far-off South has ended; the armies, successful, have lower back to Averalaan. throughout the victory parade of the Kings' armies, the 5th assassination test occurs--in complete view of the 10, the Kings, and hundreds of thousands of spectators. to outlive, Jewel takes to the sky at the again of a winged cat; she returns to the Terafin Manse, leaving demonic destruction in her wake, the demon itself in pursuit. within the wooded area in the back of her manse, she has the power--barely--to stand opposed to the demon; she doesn't have the facility to ruin it.

In the aftermath of the Terafin's funeral, the Kings have demanded an viewers with the most recent ruler of condo Terafin. A unmarried, careless command given to the basic earth at the day of the funeral has brought on unexplained and traumatic alterations to the palace itself. yet sooner than Jewel can solution the summons, she falls prey to the unusual, sound asleep plague that has felled voters around the urban of Averalaan--from the poorest of holdings to the wealthiest of mansions around the Isle.

It is there--in the uneasy land of dreams--that Jewel discovers the cause of the disorder, and there that she starts off to appreciate the forces arrayed opposed to either her apartment and the Empire; if she will live to tell the tale the traps set by way of the Warden of goals and by means of her lethal, former allies, she is going to wake to a replaced world--if she wakes in any respect.

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Battle (The House War, Book 5)

The weeks because Jewel Markess ATerafin has been acclaimed ruler of her residence haven't been peaceable; 4 assassination makes an attempt were made on her lifestyles, and the most vital participants of her condo Council has been compelled to retire, leaving a seat empty at a time while she calls for relied on allies.

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This provides the citizens with as much of a spectacle as it does the visitors, and quite a few Houses dine on exotic fare, such as rocksnake steak, or tunnel worm stew, as a result of a hungry monster’s attack coupled with the presence of alert House servants or guards. The purpose of the event, however, is to encourage trade, and few drow get much sleep. Guards are always alert, shopkeepers keep their establishments always open for business, and House agents are always trying to meet with visiting merchants, to make deals.

46 The Bazaar Menzoberranzan mounts constant street patrols, consisting of a ‘hand’ (see below), accompanied by a wizard, and led by a priestess. In the Bazaar, where things can quickly get very wild indeed, patrols are larger. A typical Bazaar patrol, on duty at any given time (the Bazaar is always open), consists of three ‘open hands,’ or smaller, open-formation groups. Each group has 8-12 male fighters of 2nd level, armed with +1 long daggers and short swords, and long, black wooden staves with one end equipped with a metal ball, that can do 1d6 + 1 damage, and the other fitted with a snag-hook, for catching fleeing thieves.

He also knows good places to buy other gear and weapons, and to deal in gems. individual nobles, just “throwing their pride around”—and for another thing, the patrols (bolstered by occasional undercover surveillance by powerful Academy wizards, who usually want to do a little shopping themselves) were instituted to curtail rampant thievery. Moreover, whenever Bazaar patrols become smaller or fewer, thievery and drunken brawling (with attendant vandalism) rise sharply, and merchants complain—or resort to a tactic frowned on by the Council: hiring ever-larger numbers of guards (which the Council fears could grow into private armies).

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