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Mightier than the Sword

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Mightier than the Sword

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Author: K. J. Parker
Publisher: Subterranean Press, 2017
Series: The Empire

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Book Type: Novella
Genre: Fantasy
Sub-Genre Tags: Heroic Fantasy
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An Imperial legate is called into see his aunt, who just happens to be the empress running the civilized world while her husband's in his sick bed. After some chastisement, she dispatches her nephew to take care of the dreaded Land and Sea Raiders, pirates who've been attacking the realm's monasteries.

So begins a possibly doomed tour of banished relatives and pompous royals put in charge of monasteries like Cort Doce and Cort Malestan, to name a few. While attempting to discover the truth of what the pirates might be after, the legate visits great libraries and halls in each varied locale and conducts a romance of which he knows but doesn't care his aunt will not approve.


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