Marked Cards (Wild Cards: A New Cycle, Book 2) (Wild Cards, by George R. R. Martin

By George R. R. Martin

Hannah Davis and her workforce of heroes race to reveal the cardboard Sharks, an evil conspiracy whose final objective is the wholesale destruction of these bothered with the Wild playing cards virus.

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Lessa cried, looking about the room as if she had somehow overlooked the presence of Holder younglings. ” Lytol spread one hand to indicate an end to that plan. “I can’t support the notion of Jaxom leaving Ruatha for fostering,” Lessa said with a frown. ” “Nor do I,” Lytol said, “but it is necessary to reciprocate in fostering—” “ ‘Tis not,” Lord Groghe said, clapping Lytol on the shoulder. “In fact, it’s a blessing not to. I’ve a lad Jaxom’s age to be fostered. Be a relief not to have to take another boy back.

You flew just beautifully, and I’m sorry I was such a poor rider, walloping you like that on your ridges. I’ll learn. ” Ruth’s eyes wheeled affectionately in a brilliant blue as he followed Jaxom into the weyr. Then Jaxom kept telling Ruth how marvelous he was, turning on a wing tip and all, as he brushed away the worst of the ridge dust and the hide fuzz that had accumulated on Ruth’s bed overnight. Ruth settled himself, angling his head at Jaxom in a subtle bid for caresses. Jaxom obliged, somehow reluctant to join festivities at which the real guest of honor must be absent.

There’s never been any doubt that the white dragon could fly. ” F’nor winked at Jaxom and N’ton grimaced, while F’lar raised his eyes upward, indicating the need for patience. That intimacy made Jaxom realize that he, Jaxom of Ruatha, had indeed been admitted to a kinship with the three most powerful dragonriders of Pern. “You’re a dragonrider now, lad,” N’ton said. ” F’lar frowned as he lengthened the word. “Yes, but you may not fly all over the world tomorrow, nor may you try going between. Not yet.

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