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By L. E. Modesitt Jr.

The Lord-Protector's Daughter is a standalone myth novel that happens in Tempre, the capital urban of Lanachrona on Corus, the area of Modesitt's Corean Chronicles.

Mykella, the eldest daughter of the Lord-Protector of Lanachrona, discovers that somebody is diverting major sums of cash from her father's treasury. one of many historical soarers looks to Mykella, telling her that she needs to visit the vintage stone desk within the cellars of the Palace and locate her expertise with a purpose to store her land and her world.

From there, issues develop into extra perilous. There are makes an attempt to take away Mykella and her sisters from Tempre by means of marrying them off to lords in neighboring lands, and deadly and close to deadly injuries ensue to contributors of her kinfolk and depended on retainers. whereas Mykella develops an excellent proposal of who stands at the back of all of it, each tried resolution is used to discredit her. How can she shop their father and land?

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At that second, she observed Maxymt flip eastward from the most staircase and proceed his lizardlike waddle-walk towards the Finance research. Even his posture was once boastful and condescending. She desired to unsettle him. He deserved it… and extra. yet how? a number of moments later, she smiled. while she had ridden from the palace to confront Demyl, she’d performed anything together with her expertise and voice, simply because she’d felt a undeniable energy. Even the gate had shaken at her Talent-amplified voice. may she channel that, extra subtly, in a extra directed model, to unsettle Maxymt? with out rage? She stepped again into one of many usually spaced alcoves, then Talent-reached alongside the lengthy hall. She merely clicked her tongue disapprovingly, when you consider that Maxymt could realize her voice. The clerk stopped and regarded round. That Mykella may experience. He resumed jogging towards the Finance learn door. She clicked her tongue back. whereas Maxymt twitched, he didn't glance again, yet intentionally made his strategy to the door and unlocked it. Mykella waited for just about a pitcher, experimenting with projecting sounds up and down the corridors, prior to she eventually walked to the Finance learn and entered. Maxymt smiled with politeness. “Good morning, Mistress. ” “Good morning. ” Mykella took her position at her desk, hoping the day forward wouldn't be as long as she knew it might be. nonetheless, she was once happy approximately what else she had came across approximately her expertise, whether she wasn’t rather certain how she may use both skill. forty six On Duadi, Mykella woke to an afternoon that promised to be brighter, with transparent skies and early white mild flowing around the palace courtyard lower than her window. Brighter or now not outdoors, she used to be dreading going to paintings at the ledgers. That had develop into increasingly more of a chore, and but Mykella felt that, if she didn't preserve overseeing the debts, issues might revert to what they'd been. She additionally had came across lines of one other challenge, and he or she knew she had to examine, and he or she feared her father— or Joramyl—would locate one more excuse. In many ways, she questioned why she , simply because, if her father had his means, she’d prove in Dereka, definitely earlier than the tip of summer time. but… a part of her insisted that it used to be vital. So she washed and dressed and had breakfast along with her father and sisters, and spoke little, yet with politeness, and discovered that the envoy from Midcoast may arrive on Quinti. At that time, Rachylana had excused herself, claiming she felt ailing. After a extra strained finish to breakfast, Mykella had made her strategy to the Finance research, the place she resumed her research. past due on Londi, she had stumbled on that the outlays and the paychests despatched to the Southern shield outpost in Syan over the wintry weather have been a 5th better than within the earlier iciness, however the variety of guards stationed there had now not different, and the pay scales had now not replaced. yet monitoring down all of the entries used to be a tedious company, and he or she had to ensure that all her figures have been right prior to she introduced them to her father. not less than, whilst she did, he wouldn’t be ready to accuse Kiedryn.

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