Death in Thendara [Darkover series]
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by Dorothy J. Heydt
Category: Fantasy/Science Fiction
Description: The death of a scoundrel in chaos-ridden Thendara leads through a tangle of misrepresentation, forgery, smuggling, tax evasion, panic, paranoia, and amateur detection to the death of another scoundrel....
eBook Publisher: Marion Zimmer Bradley Literary Works Trust, 1990 Domains of Darkover
eBookwise Release Date: November 2007
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Available eBook Formats: OEBFF Format (IMP) [35 KB]
Reading time: 19-27 min.
Three men walked into the room, not in uniform but in civilian clothes that did not seem quite to fit. They were all wearing Darkovan-made boots, but they had Terran blasters in their hands. "All right, Mr. Stewart," said the tallest of the three. "Get up and get dressed; you got a ship to catch. I know you don't feel so good, so if you can't walk that far we'll carry you."
"I believe Lord Regis Hastur spoke to the Legate about this--"
"That may be," said the other, "but once you're off-planet, Lord Regis has got nothing to say about it. Come on." He made an upward gesture with the muzzle of his blaster. The hand that held it wore a cuff of heavy leather, studded with brass.