So, that was a bit unexpected. And indeed, it was as unexpected for me as it was for you! But yes, it is true. I am deeply indebted to a prince of Callij. Deeply indebted. You may call me a fool, and I would agree with you, but when you hear the odds I played, I challenge anyone to claim they would have done otherwise. My losses are an utter farce, but the problem is that I cannot prove that. There was no way to rig the game. No way.
Or so I thought… The Lady has been kind, and I now have my chance, however remote it may seem. I will unravel this mystery once and for all. I am an investigative mercenary, and I am excited. Yes, this is genuinely exciting. And it changes my travels somewhat, too. No longer am I flying from debt. Now I am moving forward with intrigue. This is genuinely exciting!
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By Robert Jordan
“The Wheel of Time turns, and the Age that has already been comes around again. The Dark One is restless, and his prison walls are weakening. He has eyes on domination, and he knows the tools he needs, and how to get them. Even as he stirs, the wisps of his influence leak out.
Unsuspecting Rand lives in a quiet corner of the world. It has been a hard winter, but finally spring has arrived. The celebrations will be wild, until that is, the village is attacked. Rand was a target.
Rand and his friends are whipped away by a passing magician. They seek the safety of a mystical city. But the wisps are on their trail, and it becomes a race for their life. The Wheel of Time still turns, and the chance is running out. The Eye of the World is waiting.”
Well that was epic. I’d obviously heard of the Robert Jordan classic, but for some reason I’d never got around to reading it. Maybe it was the daunting size of the thing (because it certainly is daunting) or maybe there was no reason at all; I’m not sure. But I got stuck in this year, and boy am I glad I did.
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