By Jan Guillou
one of many fiercest and such a lot feared warriors of the Knights Templar, Arn de Gotha can eventually go back domestic to his loved Sweden, now that Jerusalem has been misplaced to Saladin. yet in the course of his two decades of exile, Arn's place of birth has been torn aside by means of warring clans—and the courageous nobleman soldier is set to reunite it and determine lasting peace.
expecting him is his loved Cecilia, rising from a convent to affix him after their unfathomably lengthy separation, opposed to the strict calls for of her extended family. Their reunion may possibly incite a struggle except they could persuade the extended family that love ranks larger than politics, and that it could possibly maintain a brand new quest: to create a brand new humans, a brand new society, with Arn at its helm.
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Now then, we'll have no blasphemies here," said the clergyman mildly. "When a man dies, there is no need to call for demons. " The men around the body turned to Darwin expectantly. He hunched his shoulders, and shook his head in irritation. "The obvious diagnosis is a massive heart failure, but it is not a reply I can offer in good conscience. I saw this man earlier today, and observed him closely. He was not at the point of death. " Darwin stooped, and lifted the limp right arm of the dead man.
Just as the demon left him," said a ragged man softly. The little group of people stirred and looked nervously around the shadowed hall. "Now then, we'll have no blasphemies here," said the clergyman mildly. "When a man dies, there is no need to call for demons. " The men around the body turned to Darwin expectantly. He hunched his shoulders, and shook his head in irritation. "The obvious diagnosis is a massive heart failure, but it is not a reply I can offer in good conscience. I saw this man earlier today, and observed him closely.
There is one more duty for us tonight, and in some ways it is the most difficult and sorrowful of all. " "Nothing could be worse," said Maclaren. But he turned and came back to where Darwin and Pole stood facing each other. " "Hohenheim. He came here uninvited, and you asked why. You did not seek to bring him, and I certainly did not. He has been a mystery to all of us. " Followed by Pole and Maclaren, he led the way across the turf to the house where Hohenheim and his servant had stayed. The door was closed, and no light showed within.
Birth of the Kingdom (Crusades Trilogy, Book 3) by Jan Guillou