DeceiverBook - 2010
The civil war among the alien Atevi has ended. Tabini-aiji, powerful ruler of the Western Association, along with Cajeiri, his son and heir, has returned to the Bujavid, his seat of power. But factions that remain loyal to the opposition are still present, and the danger these rebels pose is far from over.
Baker & Taylor
Although the civil war among the alien Atevi has ended, and the ruler of the Western Association has returned to his seat of power at the Bujavid, factions loyal to the opposition remain active and still pose a danger.
Although the civil war among the alien Atevi has ended, and the ruler of the Western Association has returned to his seat of power at the Bujavid, factions loyal to the opposition remain active and still pose a danger. Original.
The civil war among the alien atevi is over-- but peace and tranquility are not in the cards for Bren. Cajeiri, the young son of Tabini-aiai, the ruler, slips away from his bodyguards for an adventure. When rebel clans attack, Bren's pastoral retreat becomes a locked-down fortress.
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Her hair was liberally salted with white, her dark face was a map of years, and she was diminutive for her kind, only human-sized. But the golden eyes had lost none of their spark and snap . . .
they called him: precocious - which was a way of admiring somebody while calling him a pest. Precocious. Pert. . . . The thing was, there was a fairly fine dividing line between precocious and fool . . .
Baji-naji, we in this room are all alive when our enemies wish us dead. That is a cheerful point, is it not?
If you corner somebody . . . you can make them go where you want, by what escape you give them.
He might be infelicitous eight, but he was nearly nine, and he was smarter than almost anybody except the people his father had left in charge of him . . .
Some people like you to do them favors. Some people like you to ask them favors. The one wants things. The other wants power. You can read people by that.
Moped. That was another of Great-grandmother's words, and a state of being he was to avoid. Only bored people moped, Great-grandmother said, and only boring people could be bored.
And he was not to be boring.
They just shouted at each other because they always shouted at each other over little things, not the big ones.
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