By A.J. Hartley
Act of Will is a boisterous delusion experience that introduces us to Will Hawthorne, a medieval actor and playwright who flees the experts in basic terms to discover himself inextricably absolute to a bunch of high-minded adventurers on a dangerous venture. Will travels with them to land the place they're charged with the research and defeat of a ruthless military of mystical horsemen, who look out of the mist leaving dying and devastation of their wake.In the process Will's uneasy alliance along with his new protectors, he has to get his pragmatic brain to simply accept selfless heroism (which he thinks is absurd) and magic (which he does not think in). Will needs to finally come to a decision the place his loyalties relatively lie and what sort of he's ready to do--and believe--to get up for them.
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Something in her eyes was as scary as the sword point. It was time for me to get the hell out. The pale man with the piercing green eyes was nursing his wrist, but the group was calm, businesslike despite their earnest speed and horrifying efficiency, as if this wasn’t the first time they’d dealt with Empire soldiers. I looked at the girl, half expecting to see her break down or scream hysterically, but she was as cool as the rest of them. I coughed and muttered, “I’m dead. I may as well hang myself right now.
The same,” he said. SCENE V Things Can Always Get Worse Adventurers” hired themselves out as investigators, guards, explorers, and specialists of various kinds, particularly if the assignment involved a balancing act between risk and profit. In effect they were burglars, thugs, murderers, and grave robbers. The Empire, in a rare moment of insight, had made the profession illegal. Adventurers were untrustworthy, and if they obeyed any laws at all, they were those of their own personal and erratic honor code.
It was Rufus. He took a step out onto the lip of the stage and pointed a thick finger at me. ” It was his most flawless performance to date. The officer considered this. ” SCENE II Making an Exit Immediately two of the foot soldiers plunged through the crowd towards the stage: I hesitated, but I had been visited by a sudden and violent conviction that being “taken” by these men would likely turn out to be a very bad thing indeed, something far beyond even Rufus’s mean little imagination. Sedition?
Act of Will (Tor Fantasy) by A.J. Hartley