I hope this week’s newsletter finds you all well. This week’s Notable & Quotable, comes from Stalking Shadows, Book IV in the Lords of Order & Chaos Series, set to release later this year.
Very well, Jandanero continued, we’ll move beyond the tact of answering a question with a question. His abdication is no surprise to me. His desire to rule has continued to wane over the last centuries, according to all reports from my spies. Nor is his alliance with Lynneare a surprise. They were friends once. Returning to the service of a master you know can be comforting. Familiar pain is still something familiar, and do not underestimate his pain. However, Maloch’s appearance at the side of this risen Lord of Order is troubling. Perhaps it is a gambit by Lynneare, although a poison pill disguised in the form of a fallen drow paladin seems like a poorly concealed ‘blade in waiting.’ Furthermore, it strikes me as very odd that so many new threats should come to our door only to leave again in the pursuit of other interests.
An excellent assessment, my Queen, Ellz observed. And your planned response?
These are truly chaotic times, Jandanero said, smiling. And chaos creates opportunity.
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As to life here in our little corner of the world, we are all doing well. Spring time is a busy time, even on a small ranch like ours. We do this:
So, during the cool evenings we can do this:
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