By Mercedes Lackey
Talia, a tender runaway, is made a bring in on the royal court docket after she rescues one of many mythical partners. whilst she uncovers a plot to grab the throne, Talia needs to use her empathic powers to save lots of the queen.
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You catch on quickly," the man agreed. She was tempted to think an unkind thought about Humfrey, who was definitely not acting in a friendly manner. The very idea that she should be subjected to this process! He deserved to receive a sour piece of her mind. But unkindness was not in her nature, so she realized in half a moment that this was probably a confusion on Humfrey's part, an error. He used water from the Fountain of Youth to prevent himself from aging beyond a hundred years, and perhaps needed to set the mark a bit younger, to prevent senility.
You will in the next chapter, the male said. If you will just step across to it now, the female agreed. We will be glad to explain. "I don't—" "I think we had better do as they ask," Becka said. " "I suppose so," Clio agreed, halfway flustered. Chapter 3 Drew & Drusie Clio stepped into the next chapter. It wasn't hard, as she had been writing chapters for a long time. As with the traveling, it was different actually being in one, but she could handle it. "Wow," Becka said. Clio looked around. There were two human-sized dragons bestriding a couch.
In a few wing-strokes she lifted off the ground and cleared the copse. The dragon was lurking there, behind a tree, just about to pounce on a pair of little lizards. " Clio cried. Becka landed beyond the lizards and growled at the other dragon. Intimidated, it fled. Meanwhile Clio was jumping off Becka's back and orienting on the lizards. " she cried, realizing as she did so that this was stupid; how could lizards understand human talk? Friends, the thought came. Telepathically, obviously. She had understood their love thoughts; they could understand her spoken thoughts, because they were accompanied by her mind thoughts.
Arrows of the Queen (Valdemar: Heralds of Valdemar, Book 1) by Mercedes Lackey