By Laurell K. Hamilton
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The accusation against my guards confirmed that Taranis was up to something, but what? Taranis had a plan, and whatever it was, it would be dangerous to everyone but him. “King Taranis has explained that time runs differently in faerie than it does in the real world,” Shelby said. I knew that Taranis hadn’t said “the real world,” because to him the Seelie Court was the real world. ” Veducci asked. He’d stayed out of the squabbling. In fact, this was one of the first times he’d spoken since we had changed rooms.
He started walking past Biggs and Farmer, toward me. Doyle and Frost moved like two halves of a whole. They simply stood in front of him, blocking his way. There was no magic to it, except the force of their physicality. Stevens stumbled back from them as if he’d been struck. ” Some of the lawyers were standing now. ” Veducci managed to yell above Stevens’s screams. ” “We are doing nothing to him,” Doyle said, his deep voice cutting under the higher-pitched voices like water undercutting a cliff face.
Andais had a lot of faults, I knew that, but she had loved her brother. He had loved her, too. It’s why he hadn’t killed her and taken the throne, even though he felt that he would have been a better ruler. If he had lived, and my cousin, Prince Cel, had tried to take the throne, my father might have killed Cel to keep him off the throne. Cel was insane, I think literally, and a sexual sadist who made Andais look mild. My father had feared the Unseelie Court at the hands of Cel. I feared it now.
A Lick of Frost by Laurell K. Hamilton