Poul Anderson's A Knight of Ghosts and Shadows PDF

By Poul Anderson

Raconteur, bon vivant, troubleshooter for the decaying Terran Empire, Dominic Falndry does not crave additional chance within the carrier of galactic unity.

But accountability calls, so it truly is again to the spaceways for the main stylish certain Agent is 100 big name systems--straight into the well-laid plans of his lifelong enemy Aycharaych.

Win or lose, notwithstanding, the lengthy evening of human civilization is coming and Flandry understands it. what number extra battles can he stand to win in a wasting reason? and the way many planets will die meanwhile?

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Flandry dropped the remnant of his cigarette in an ash-taker. "You wound my vanity, which is no mean accomplishment," he replied. "Remember, for three or four years earlier--between the time I came to his notice and the time we could figure he was planted on the throne too firmly to have a great chance of being uprooted--I was one of his several right hands. Field and staff work both, specializing in the problem of making the marches decide they'd really rather keep Hans for their Emperor than revolt all over again.

I have known you longer than your own memory runs. You learned to walk by clinging to my tail for safety. If I lose you now, your father will dismiss me from his service, and where then shall a poor lorn dodderer go? Back to his birth village to become a fisher again, after these many years? " She chuckled. They set about making camp. This was high in the bowl of the Kazan, where that huge crater bit an arc from the Vysochina. The view could not have been imagined by anyone who had not seen it, save God before He willed it.

Surprised, Flandry realized he spoke truth. This could prove interesting. In fact, he knew damn well it would, for he had already involved himself in the affair. His motivation was half curiosity, half kindliness--he thought at the time--though probably, down underneath, the carnivore which had been asleep in him these past three years had roused, pricked up its ears, snuffed game scent on a night breeze. Was that always my real desire? Not to chase down enemies of the Empire so I could go on having fun in it, but to have fun chasing them down?

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