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By David Dalglish

ISBN-10: 0316242446

ISBN-13: 9780316242448

In booklet #4 of the Shadowdance sequence, Haern is the King's Watcher, born an murderer basically to develop into the town of Veldaren's protector opposed to the thief guilds.

When Lord Victor Kane assaults town, made up our minds to stamp out all corruption, international gangs pour in amidst the chaos in an try to overthrow the present lords of the underworld.

And whilst a mysterious killer often called the Widow starts mutilating thieves, paranoia engulfs town. Haern understands an individual is in the back of the turmoil, pulling strings. If he doesn't discover who — and shortly — his cherished urban will burn.

Light or darkness: the place will the road be drawn?

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Of course, Chilsung and I had been communicating with each other through our thoughts since he was a pup; he understood, and lay flat on his belly with his limbs stretched out and his head tucked down, just as if he were lying beneath the porch. Each time I leaned down to see how he was doing, he hadn’t budged in the slightest except for his gently wagging tail. ~ Musan sat at the centre of a wide plain, surrounded by hills on all sides; across the Tumen River to the north, a steep mountain on the Chinese side rose straight up like a wall.

The truck pulled into the train station, and we were directed by a station employee to board the empty passenger car first while our belongings were loaded into the open-air freight car at the front of the train. Travel was still strictly regulated then, so it was an orderly process. Fewer travellers meant more available seats. Later, everything would fall apart: the aisles would be packed with people and the windows would all be smashed out. As soon as we sat down, I pushed Chilsung under the seat and told him several times inside my head: People will get angry if they see you.

The day my mother and sisters left I stood off to the side and refused to cry. They each carried a small bundle of rations. As they walked away, they kept glancing back. They were looking at us, of course, but they were probably also engraving the image of our beloved home in their minds. None of us knew it was the last time we would ever see each other. At some point they started showing up in my dreams. 63 They stand beside each other, Mother, Sook, and Jung, looking at me from a distance, smiling gently and not saying a word.

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