The sharing knife. Volume one, Beguilement / Lois McMaster Bujold.
- ISBN: 9780061208621 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
- ISBN: 0061208620 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
- ISBN: 9780061208638 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
- ISBN: 0061208639 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
- Publisher: Pymble, NSW ; HarperCollins e-books, 2007.
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Troubled young Fawn Bluefield seeks a life beyond her family's farm. But en route to the city, she encounters a patrol of Lakewalkers, nomadic soldier-sorcerers from the northern woodlands. Feared necromancers armed with mysterious knives made of human bone, they wage a secret, ongoing war against the scourge of the "malices", immortal entities that draw the life out of their victims, enslaving human and animal alike. It is Dag--a Lakewalker patroller weighed down by past sorrows and onerous present responsibilities--who must come to Fawn's aid when she is taken captive by a malice. They prevail at a devastating cost--unexpectedly binding their fates as they embark upon a remarkable journey into danger and delight, prejudice and partnership ... and perhaps even love.
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