The Rogue (The Traitor Spy Trilogy)
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Discover the magic of Trudi Canavan with her brand new novel in the Traitor Spy Trilogy...
Living among the Sachakan rebels, Lorkin does his best to learn about their unique magic. But the Traitors are reluctant to trade their secrets for the Healing they so desperately want.
Meanwhile, Sonea searches for the rogue, knowing that Cery cannot avoid assassination forever --- but the rogue's influence over the city's underworld, however, is far greater than she feared.
And in the University, two female novices are about to remind the Guild that sometimes their greatest enemy is found within...
Maybe it isn’t so obvious, for older people. The other ingredient she considered essential was respect, and that troubled her the most. Dorrien is married. If he was unfaithful to Alina with me, I would lose respect for him. And myself. When she pictured herself telling him this, she felt such a reluctance to spoil things that she was beginning to doubt her own doubts. How could she be unsure whether she loved him, and yet so resistant to ending all possibility of love between them? How I wish
was anything else she could do to help him. “Now, do you have anyone in mind to take as your assist ant?” Forcing her mind back to her new task, she considered the question, and nodded. Everything was illuminated by lamplight. As the Inava drew level with the wharf, slaves on the deck tossed ropes to those waiting below. Staying out of the way, Dannyl looked out at the city. There wasn’t much to see. Since the majority of the buildings in Arvice were single storey, the view was a rather boring
records, but maybe he wouldn’t mind the occasional purchase. If Dannyl was to convince anyone of his theory that Imardin had been destroyed later, he would need to have a document to show them. “Proof that the mad apprentice destroyed Imardin.” Dannyl didn’t think he’d find this in Sachaka, however. “Where did the storestone come from? How was it made? Was it made, or natural? Do any still exist? Does anybody know how to make them?” Dannyl could not help wondering if Lorkin knew the answers to
the door closing again. Footsteps told them he was returning. He stepped into the dining room doorway and looked at Sonea. “A message for you. Osen wants you to return to the Guild immediately. Lady Naki has disappeared.” A day’s sailing had brought Achati, Dannyl and Tayend to a smaller port north of Arvice. Achati had arranged for them to spend the night on shore, at an estate owned by an Ashaki who grew crops of raka. Ashaki Chakori had sent a carriage to fetch them from the docks. The
told you about the letters. It suggests a far greater secret.” “What could be worse than black magic?” Lilia asked in a small voice. “I don’t know.” Sonea rose. “But we intend to find out. Thanks for your help, Lilia. If you think of anything, get the guards to send someone to me.” Lilia nodded. “I will.” Conscious of the girl’s eyes on her, Sonea left the room. As the guard locked the door behind her, she considered the next door along. Lorandra. Is there any point in me visiting her again?