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Royal Assassin - Robin Hobb
Royal Assassin
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Alternate cover for ISBN 9780006480105Young Fitz, the illegitimate son of the noble Prince Chivalry, is ignored by all royalty except the devious King Shrewd, who has had him tutored him in the dark arts of the assassin. He has barely survived his first, soul-shattering mission, and returns to... show more
Alternate cover for ISBN 9780006480105Young Fitz, the illegitimate son of the noble Prince Chivalry, is ignored by all royalty except the devious King Shrewd, who has had him tutored him in the dark arts of the assassin. He has barely survived his first, soul-shattering mission, and returns to the court where he is thrown headfirst into the tumult of royal life. With the King near death, and Fitz's only ally off on a seemingly hopeless quest, the throne itself is threatened. Meanwhile, the treacherous Red Ship Raiders have renewed their attacks on the Six Duchies, slaughtering the inhabitants of entire seaside towns. In this time of great peril, it soon becomes clear that the fate of the kingdom may rest in Fitz's hands--and his role in its salvation may require the ultimate sacrifice.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780006480105 (0006480101)
Publisher: Voyager
Pages no: 752
Edition language: English
Series: Farseer Trilogy (#2)
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Alright Everybody Settle Down and Listen to Me Yell
Alright Everybody Settle Down and Listen to Me Yell rated it
5.0 NIGHTEYES NIGHTEYES NIGHTEYES NIGHTEYES
"Wolves have no kings." Nighteyes is here, if you weren't certain of that based on the review title!!!! Yayyyyy Nighteyes my BOY. Also known as the one where Fitz doesn't know how to have a conversation about birth control, Verity is established as a Cool Uncle, the Fool is the best (okay, that's e...
The Open Book
The Open Book rated it
Aside from the super lame Molly subplot, I quite liked this one. Lots of action and intrigue!
deannahello
deannahello rated it
[spoiler] [/spoiler] This book had a bit of a slower feel to it than the first one. The last seventy percent really felt like when the story got moving. I maybe didn't love it as much as the first one, but still thought it was very good and enjoyed reading it. I've read a couple of reviews that were...
Dang Rover: Cover to Cover
Dang Rover: Cover to Cover rated it
5.0 #RoyalAssassin: The Bad Guys Strike Back...
As great as I'd hoped. Don't want to write a review though, I need to find out what happens next. No one needs a detailed review of the second book in a trilogy anyway, just a good or bad. Good. Very good. But the bad guys are bad. Like, really bad, and they've come out ahead. I hope they get th...
Words, words, words
Words, words, words rated it
3.0 Royal Assassin
First and foremost : the fool is the most beautiful thing to happen in this series.Having said that, this book is as slow as a crippled sloth. It not only suffers from Recap Syndrome typical of middle novels, but when there's any chance a bit of plot might be in sight it gets buried under pages of p...
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