Eli Monpress is gifted. he is captivating. And he is a thief.
But not only any thief. he is the best thief of the age - and he is additionally a wizard. And with the aid of his companions - a swordsman with the main robust magic sword on the planet yet no magical skill of his personal, and a demonseed who can step via shadows and punch via partitions - he'll positioned his plan into impact.
The first step is to extend the scale of the bounty on his head, so he will have to scouse borrow a few monstrous issues. yet he will commence small. he will simply thieve whatever that nobody will pass over - at the least for a while.
Something like a king.
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No, Oban! I’ll deal with this! come back to the fortress and inform the others! ” Oban shouted curses, yet he became his horse and rode madly again into the woods, parting the road of archers that used to be forming up at the clearing’s part. “Kill all of them! ” Renaud shouted, waving the warriors ahead. “Avenge our king! ” the 1st volley of arrows introduced with a ringing twang, and Miranda ducked low on her hound’s again. “Gin! ” she shouted. “Get to the king! ” “You yes? ” he panted, launching ahead because the arrows sailed over their heads. “I don’t imagine it is going to do any solid. ” “Henrith’s our purely desire of salvaging this situation,” she stated, and her hand shot to her throat, clutching the pendant via her blouse. “Eril! provide us a few conceal! ” Even a wind spirit is aware a true emergency, and Eril got to work with out backtalk, elevating a thick airborne dirt and dust typhoon in a question of moments. once the lightning struck, Eli knew he needed to get the money. He rolled the fallen king over and felt his throat. there has been a pulse, erratic yet robust, and he determined that used to be more than enough. He stepped over the king and made a touch for the chest, achieving it simply because the first wave of squaddies crashed into the clearing. “Nico! ” he shouted, ducking below the arrow that whizzed by way of his head. “Josef! Get to the boulder! ” He dropped to his knees and grabbed the chest, yet once he touched it, his abdominal sank. The iron-bound chest was once heavy, yet now not approximately heavy adequate. He popped the 3 locks and flung it open, plunging his hand inside of. His arms slightly made it prior the pinnacle layer of cash prior to they hit the wood fake backside. For a second, he simply sat there, staring, because the squaddies charged ahead. Then, whereas extra arrows struck the floor beside him, Eli rigorously folded the bounty become aware of and positioned it in his pocket. while that used to be performed, he slammed the trunk’s lid and sprang ahead, working towards the place he’d final noticeable Renaud as an immense, spirit-driven dirt typhoon lined every little thing. “Eli! ” Josef shouted, squinting into the swirling airborne dirt and dust. Get to the boulder? At this aspect he’d be fortunate to discover it. Voices shouted throughout him, and he may perhaps pay attention the arrows whizzing overhead, yet in every single place he seemed, all he observed was once airborne dirt and dust. He didn’t need to be a wizard to grasp the cloud wasn’t average. He simply needed he knew which wizard it belonged to. He felt a person in the back of him and whirled round, drawing his blade as he spun, basically to discover himself dealing with Nico. She pressed her faded lips jointly, cocking her head to see quizzically on the sword element soaring beside her unguarded throat. “Jumpy? ” Josef sighed and decreased his sword. “How repeatedly do i must let you know to not do this? sooner or later i would now not cease in time, you recognize. ” “I belief you,” she acknowledged. “Glad to listen to it, yet that doesn’t change”—he chopped an arrow out of the air prior to it struck her shoulder—“the scenario. ” A soldier loomed out of the airborne dirt and dust at the back of her, his sword already falling. with no taking a look, Nico dropped to the floor, letting his overbalanced swing tip him ahead.