By Vox Day
A Magic damaged is a story of ruthlessness, braveness and deceit. The novella tells the tale of Captain Nicolas du Mere, an exile fleeing the demise of his insurgent lord, and Lodi, son of Dunmorin, a courageous dwarf devoted to rescuing his fellow dwarves from slavery. Their harmful paths meet, yet in a way that's whatever yet predictable.
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While he has no formal education, his vastly greater experience of the wider world has given him a practical knowledge unrivaled by the other Greenlanders. He has used his influence to place his son Jon in the lawspeaker 's post, as he can better wield power through a malleable weakling. Jon is purely Eugen's creature, though he is never called on to perform evil acts - more from Eugen's contempt for his weakness than from any fatherly devotion. Eugen has no respect for family ties , though he is more than willing to use them to his own profit.
They have no t considered t his new land remarkab le; after all, the ancien t Greeks told of lan d s ac ross th e Atlan t ic. T he abundance o f th e h ighly-so u gh t co d is miraculou s. In the sha llows t hat lat er peoples will call t he G eorges and ewfoundland Ban ks, fishermen catch cod wit h unbait ed hooks or by knocking them on the head with a club and hauling them aboard. The fish appea r in such huge numbers that it seems one could walk across them . This is a secret worth protecti ng, and though the Port uguese crown is aware of the new land s beyond t he fishi ng grounds it has kept thi s in formati on out o f public view.
A Magic Broken by Vox Day