By George R. R. Martin
Occurring approximately a century ahead of the occasions of A video game of Thrones, A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms compiles the 1st 3 legitimate prequel novellas to George R. R. Martin’s ongoing masterwork, A tune of Ice and fireplace.
These never-before-collected adventures recount an age while the Targaryen line nonetheless holds the Iron Throne, and the reminiscence of the final dragon has no longer but handed from dwelling realization.
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Happening approximately a century earlier than the occasions of A online game of Thrones, A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms compiles the 1st 3 authentic prequel novellas to George R. R. Martin’s ongoing masterwork, A track of Ice and fireplace.
These never-before-collected adventures recount an age whilst the Targaryen line nonetheless holds the Iron Throne, and the reminiscence of the final dragon has now not but handed from dwelling attention.
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The mention of the tower gave me a slight twinge. That hadn't exactly been the best time of my life . . And those weren't the most enjoyable adventures I'd ever had. I would be haunted for the rest of my days by the face of the Dark Other I threw off the TV tower in the Twilight. . "Don't get moody, Anton, you didn't do anything wrong," said Gesar. " "Let's do that, Boris Ignatievich," I said, calling the boss by his old "civilian" name. " Gesar shrugged. "There's not even a whiff of magic from the letter.
And so, like a fool, I let my defenses down. I became friends with them. I even used to go around to see them. I even invited them to my place. They ate food that I'd cooked, and praised it. . and, fool that I was, I didn't realize that human food is tasteless to them, that they are tormented by an ancient, eternal hunger. The little vampire kid even decided that he was going to be a biologist and discover a cure for vampirism . . Then I killed my first vampire. After that Kostya joined the Day Watch.
Larissa was sitting there-evidently Gesar's secretary, Galochka, was on vacation, and our field work coordinators really didn't have much work of their own to do. "Hello, Anton," Larissa said to me. " I replied proudly. Larissa squinted at the clock. "I was told to show you right in. But the boss still has visitors. " "Yes," I decided. " "Gorodetsky's here to see you, Boris Ignatievich," Larissa said into the intercom. She nodded to me. "Go on in ... " It really was hot inside Gesar's door. There were two middle-aged men I didn't know languishing in the armchairs in front of his desk-I mentally christened them Thin Man and Fat Man, after Chekhov's short story.