Brent Weeks

Elene gasped and sat up. “Kylar Thaddeus Stern!” Kylar giggled. “Thaddeus? That’s a good one. I knew a Thaddeus once.” “So did I. He was a blind idiot.” “Really?” Kylar said, his eyes dancing. “The one I knew was famous for his gigantic-” “Kylar!” Elene interrupted, motioning toward Uly. “His gigantic what?” Uly asked. “Now you did it.” Elene said, “His gigantic what, Kyler?” “Feet. And you know what they say about big feet.” He winked lasciviously at Elene. “What?” Uly asked. “Big Shoes,” Kylar said.

“Elene gasped and sat up. “Kylar Thaddeus Stern!” Kylar giggled. “Thaddeus? That’s a good one. I knew a Thaddeus once.” “So did I. He was … Read More

You’ll come with us,” she said. “Sure,” Gavin said. “It wasn’t a request.” “Yes it was,” Gavin said. “When you don’t have power to compel obedience, by definition you’re making a request.

“You’ll come with us,” she said. “Sure,” Gavin said. “It wasn’t a request.” “Yes it was,” Gavin said. “When you don’t have power to compel … Read More

Why do you keep saying incarnations like I’m some kind of god?” It wasn’t a great question, but the real questions were so big that Kylar didn’t even know how ask them. “You are worshipped in a few remote areas where your master wasn’t very careful about showing the full extent of his powers.” “What?!

“Why do you keep saying incarnations like I’m some kind of god?” It wasn’t a great question, but the real questions were so big that … Read More

I don’t know how you’ve managed a tan,” Daydra said, “but you’ll have to keep it up, and talk like a pirate. If you want to work for Momma K, you’re going to be the Sethi pirate girl. You have a husband or a lover?” Kaldrosa hesitated. “Husband,” she admitted. “The last beating nearly killed him.” “If you do this, you’ll never get him back. A man can forgive a woman who leaves whoring for him, but he’ll never forgive one who goes whoring for him.” “It’s worth it,” Kaldrosa said. “To save his life, it’s worth it.

“I don’t know how you’ve managed a tan,” Daydra said, “but you’ll have to keep it up, and talk like a pirate. If you want … Read More