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By Christopher Stasheff

The medieval planet of Maltroit seems repeating Earth's bloody historical past within the worst attainable demeanour. it truly is as much as the Rogue Wizard to offer the downtrodden a crash direction in democracy, so earlier than you could say "Magna Carta," he is bent the process background by way of instructing the nobles the rudiments of democracy, and education the peasants within the fundamentals of radical politics.

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The king turned away in disgust. " "I know it from his condition," the king snapped. "Earl Insol will not come to me-so I shall go to him, with my army! " The captain's face was expressionless, hiding his foreboding. " "The lords? Fool, they are more likely to march against me than for me! It was the lords who leashed my grandfather, and it is the lords who must be taught my power! It is for this that my father made more and more knights all the days of his reign. Now it is for me to use them! Earl Insol shall be the first!

Coll parried two more blades, not quite far enoughone of them grazed his arm, but he ignored it, not caring which stroke killed him, for he had known he was dead from the moment the false monk drew his sword. He saw a half-second's opening and struck with the butt of his spear. It jabbed into the belly of the man to his left; he fell back with a grunt of pain-but another soldier stepped over him and struck. Coll barely had time to parry the thrust from his right before he had to turn the jab from his left, then snap his shaft up to block a blow from the front.

Dirk asked Coll. " Coll eyed the soldiers with some awe: he had never seen the monarch's troops before. " Dirk gazed out across the water. Forty feet away, on the farther bank, stood guards wearing red. " Coll swallowed. " Gar asked. The outlaw nodded. " A royal guard glanced at a sundial, then called back, "Not yet noon. " "It's enough to make a man bait a hook," Insol's man grumbled. "The soldiers don't seem to have anything against one another, at any rate," Dirk commented. They followed Sir Hildebrandt toward the east, on a well-packed road through fields of ripening grain.

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