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By Lester Dent

What could you do in case you have been a dead ringer for a dictator?

If you have been small-time grifter Walter Harsh, improving in a sanatorium with a damaged arm, you'd hearken to a proposition which can internet you a funky $50,000 for impersonating the South American strongman you resemble. You'd beware whilst the dictator's sultry mistress begun placing the strikes on you. And at the hours of darkness, while not anyone used to be observing, chances are you'll simply hatch a plot to get all of it for your self: the cash, the woman, and the stash of stolen loot she's conspiring to spirit out of the country...

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Grace winced. Like Beltan, Vani loved Travis—although for different reasons. For the knight, it was a matter of his heart. For Vani, it was a matter of fate. And they had both lost him. A weight pressed down on Grace. She turned away. ” They were silent for a time. “The Mournish will be leaving Tarras soon,” Vani said at last. ” Grace turned back, startled. ” Vani smiled, but it was a bitter expression. “I would think my fate lies with you and your companions. ” Whatever the tension between the T’gol and Beltan, Vani was her friend.

That was very diplomatic of you, Your Majesty,” Beltan whispered with a grin as they left the palace. These words took Grace by surprise. On retrospect, she had to admit it was a good solution. Maybe she was better at this whole royalty thing than she gave herself credit for. Maybe it was in her blood. Sometimes, long before the others awoke, Grace would slip from her bed, part the gauzy curtains that were the only barrier between her and the last breath of night, and step onto a balcony outside the room.

The bright, baleful form of the wraithling. And the figure emblazoned on the tapestry in the forbidden upstairs room: ancient, primal, its one staring eye filled with desire and hate. It was Mohg, Lord of Nightfall. The Old God who feared the coming of men and tried to claim Eldh for his own, only to be banished from the world by the alliance of the Old and New Gods—an alliance that could never happen again, for the Old Gods had since faded into the Twilight Realm. Somehow Mohg had found his way to Earth; his likeness in the Beckett-Strange Home for Children had proved that.

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