By P. S. Power
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At the top of the realm Jake struggles to maintain the folk just about him, a bunch of strangers, alive. It isn't as effortless because it sounds, seeing that so much of them are greater than a section caught within the outdated global. however the luxurious and laxity of that point has long gone forever.
And Jake is the one individual powerful adequate to maintain all of them in line.
Leaving him hated and reviled.
What they don't find out about Jake is how style and targeted he actually is, a good guy, come to assist all of them live to tell the tale. no matter if he has to kill them to do it.
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He knocked one of them down. And then they tied him, here, and put him on a horse. And set off again. ” Zelikman said. ” “Perhaps they did. ” “And Hillel? Yes. ” He sat down under the blasted tree, and Amram could see him sinking, as a man watches the sun sink into the western sea, into the darkness of his thoughts. As little chance as they had stood of catching Hillel, their situation was now more hopeless still, for even if they somehow managed to catch the party of man-hunters, they would find themselves faced with odds of at least a dozen to one.
There was no sign of Filaq, or of the bag of gold. They climbed down from their horses, and the giant unshouldered his ax. On one side of the road there was a sheer rock face and on the other a long, gentle rise to the pass. The rise was brown and treeless and could be concealing no one. They waited until it was dusk, and then as the bats began to circle they led the horses almost to the top of the rise, where they tied the animals and crept along on foot until they could see over the crest. Below them, widening like a horn, stretched a steep-sided valley that ran, in terraced ripples that were crosshatched with vineyards, all the way to the sea far below.
The stripling spoke a few words in a language that sounded like the speech of Turks and then astonished Zelikman by murmuring a dreamlike phrase in the holy tongue of the Jews. His barbaric accent rendered the words indecipherable, but they remained pregnant with longing, and in Zelikman they stirred a strong desire to see the fabled kingdom of wild red-haired Jews on the western shore of the Caspian Sea, the Jewish yurts and pinnacles of Khazaria. ” said the mahout sharply, alert to the stratagems and deceits of his young charge.
A Very Good Man (Dead End, Book 1) by P. S. Power