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Rangers walk the line between life and death every day, but never before has that line appeared so thin or death felt so certain.
Hot on the trail of the Outsiders - a cult that's been making its way from kingdom to kingdom, conning the innocent of their... read more
Halt, will, and Horace are sent off to find Tennyson and his cult followers the Outsiders. They have to follow him by ship back to Araluen. Once back they spent days following the Outsiders when Halt is shot by a poisoned bolt by one of the Genosovians and starts hallucinating. Will gets... read more (warning: may contain spoilers)
Halt, will, and Horace are sent off to find Tennyson and his cult followers the Outsiders. They have to follow him by ship back to Araluen. Once back they spent days following the Outsiders when Halt is shot by a poisoned bolt by one of the Genosovians and starts hallucinating. Will gets Malcom the healer to cure Halt after they capture the Genosovian who poisoned him. After Halt is cured Will, Halt, Horace, and Malcom go track Tennyson into a cave where they cause a cave in and kill them all.
“You're a horse of few words, Tug," Will said. Then, on reflection, he decided that most horses probably were.”Will
“Is that a bony rear end I see sticking up by that black rock? I think it is. I might have to put an arrow in it if its owner doesn't GET IT DOWN!!!!!”Halt
“Can you still see me?”Horace
“I mean, it's not as if it's breeding there and this is its great-great-great-great-grandson raven, is it? After all, it's one raven, and one raven can hardly have great-great-great-grandsons on its own, can it?”Horace
“I've heard ravens do tend to fly around. Now will you two kindly shut up and let me sleep?”Halt
“What about my legs and feet?”Horace
“What's this? Are you all conspiring against me? Even my horse?" "We figured you mightn't listen to a healer, a Ranger or a knight of the realm. But if your horse agreed with them, you'd have no choice but to pay attention.”Halt and Will
“This Lady Pauline, she must be a fearful person. She sounds like a terrible sorceress" "She's very slim and beautiful. But she has amazing power. Some time ago, she persuaded Halt to have a haircut for their wedding." "A sorceress indeed.”Malcolm and Will
“Halt, I've been thinking.... Aren't you going to say 'always a dangerous thing?'" "No, You're expecting it. It's no fun when you're expecting it."”Horace and Will
“Pity. I was just getting used to having my beard back in its usual condition." "Scruffy." "I prefer to think luxuriant." "Of course. That's the word I was looking for. I don't know why I ever said scruffy.”Halt and Will
“You want me to knock him out?" "No. I want you to invite him to dinner. Of course I want you to knock him out!”Will and Halt
“Halt regarded him. He loved Horace like a younger brother. Even like a second son, after Will. He admired his skill with a sword and his courage in battle. But sometimes, just sometimes, he felt an overwhelming desire to ram the young warrior's head against a convenient tree.”Halt about Horace
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