Carnelians (The Saga of the Skolian Empire, Book 14) by Catherine Asaro
By Catherine Asaro
The leaders of the Eubian empire and Skolian Imperialate have survived political intrigue, army coups and homicide makes an attempt as they labored to forge a peace treaty among their empires. Now comes the challenging part--making the treaty a reality.
Assassins are poised on either side. Their venture: put off the leaders for the "crime" of striving to finish part a millennia of hatred among empires. and because the major gamers within the peace technique try to navigate the Byzantine convolutions surrounding the negotiations, an explosive pop anthem, Carnelians Finale, sweeps throughout 3 civilizations, its message inflaming passions. The violence escalates and militaries on either side are known as forth. The desire: to maintain either empires alive lengthy adequate in order that their rulers may by some means in achieving peace at last.
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It was still tiny then, not as tall as his knee. The leaves were odd: thin arrowheads of glossy black velvet, striped with silver. A single lovely flower had three wide skycolored petals and a bright yellow star at the center. He sat on the ground by it, breathing its strange sweetness, till his father came by with the hoe. ” he begged. ” his father grunted. ” Something made him reach to catch the hoe. ” His father grinned and let it stay. ” He called it his tree, and watched it grow. When it wilted in a week with no rain, he found a bucket and carried water from the well.
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He begged. ” his father grunted. ” Something made him reach to catch the hoe. ” His father grinned and let it stay. ” He called it his tree, and watched it grow. When it wilted in a week with no rain, he found a bucket and carried water from the well. It grew taller than he was, with a dozen of the great blue flowers and then a hundred. The odor of them filled the garden. Since there was no school, his mother tried to teach him at home. She found a red-backed reader for him, and a workbook with pages for him to fill out while she was away at work.