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Sharmans Crossing (The Soldier Son Trilogy, #1) Robin Hobb

Sharmans Crossing (The Soldier Son Trilogy, #1)

Robin Hobb

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ISBN : 1397800071961
Paperback
631 pages
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Navare Burvelle anticipates a golden future. He will follow his father into the army- to the frontier and thence to an advantageous marriage.Over twenty years the army has pushed the frontiers of Gernia as far as the Barrier Mountains, home to theMoreNavare Burvelle anticipates a golden future. He will follow his father into the army- to the frontier and thence to an advantageous marriage.Over twenty years the army has pushed the frontiers of Gernia as far as the Barrier Mountains, home to the enigmatic Speck people, who retain the last vestiges of magic in a progressive world. Exotic and misunderstood, they are believed to spread a sexual plague which has ravaged the frontier, decimating entire regiments.Such belief will affect Nevares military training at the Academy, where he will experience injustice and foul play. But his worl view will also be challenged by his unconventional cousin Epiny. And on Dark Evening, when the carnival comes to Old Thares, it will bring with it the first Speck Nevare has ever seen...