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The Prisoner (The Dark Elf of Syron, #1)
The Prisoner (The Dark Elf of Syron, #1)
The Prisoner (The Dark Elf of Syron, #1)
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The Prisoner (The Dark Elf of Syron, #1)

Автор Laura Lond

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Captain Torren, the warden of the Dormigan Prison, knows that the mysterious Prisoner 34 is much more dangerous than the authorities think. Torren does his best to guard him, going so far as to break some of his orders, but the new governor’s sudden wish to personally inspect the prison threatens to destroy the shaky balance the warden has achieved. Will the Prisoner comply and help Torren through the inspection? What will he ask in return? And will he keep his word?

ИздательLaura Lond
Дата выпуска8 сент. 2012 г.
The Prisoner (The Dark Elf of Syron, #1)
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Laura Lond

Laura Lond is an internationally published author of several novels and a collection of short stories. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in history. Having worked for 2 years at a literary museum, Laura entered the world of business, working for large international corporations like Xerox Ltd. and Fluor Daniel. After moving from Europe to the United States, she has been self-employed as a freelancer.

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    I would vote for it as it is such a beautiful novel that tackles so many real-life issues. I loved it to pieces and wish everyone would read it just once in their lives :) If you have some great stories like this one, you can publish it on Novel Star, just submit your story to hardy@novelstar.top or joye@novelstar.top

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The Prisoner (The Dark Elf of Syron, #1) - Laura Lond

The Prisoner

Book 1 of The Dark Elf of Syron series

Laura Lond

Copyright 2012 Laura Lond

Cover design by Char Adlesperger

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 1

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Captain Torren slowed down his pace as he approached the main tower. He wished he could stop before entering, take in a deep breath, gather his courage; but the guards were watching. He couldn’t afford letting them notice his hesitation. Tall, broad-shouldered, intimidating, he was known as a fearless warrior in the past and the ironfisted master of the Dormigan Prison at present. He wondered how much longer he’d be able to keep up the pretense.

Torren entered the tower and nodded to the guards inside to unlock the second, inner, door. That allowed him a much needed pause; alas, it was too short. He proceeded to climb the stairs, steeper and steeper the higher he went. Guards snapped to attention and saluted him as he passed. He ignored them.

The last floor. The last door, the thickest, the heaviest of them all. Another justified pause.

How’s the prisoner?

Quiet as usual, Captain, one of the soldiers replied. Not a peep all day.

Torren frowned. I hope you’re not letting that fact trick you into losing your vigilance.

Not that their vigilance would help much, if things went bad. But he had to keep them on their toes.

No, sir. Never. We know our orders.

He nodded. Good. Now, open up.

The soldier reached for the keys, two others helped him to unbolt the door and remove the huge iron bar. Then they stepped aside and stood with their swords ready as he pulled on the heavy door.

Torren could just imagine how the Prisoner inside smiled at these precautions.

The captain walked into the cell. The cell was no longer the right word for it, with all the fine furniture, carpets and all, but Torren continued to refer to it as such in his reports. Cell 18, Prisoner 34. He had to be careful.

He saw the Prisoner at his usual spot: in the armchair near the window. His head was lowered, long dark hair falling

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