By Terry Pratchett
Here there be dragons...and the denizens of Ankh-Morpork want one large firebreather could go back from whence it got here. lengthy believed extinct, a great specimen of draco nobilis ("noble dragon" should you don't comprehend italics) has seemed in Discworld's maximum urban. not just does this unwelcome customer have a foul behavior of charbroiling every little thing in its direction, in quite brief order it really is topped King (it is a noble dragon, after all...).
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His personal feelings could not be allowed to conflict with his duty as Councilor. He was Melora's nearest living kinsman; the duty he had shirked, for whatever good reason, had been done instead by women. That could not be easy for a Hastur to swallow. "Kinsman, that is of little moment now. " Jerana asked. " Rohana glanced uneasily at Jaelle. Jerana should have had tact enough to send the child away before discussing her future before her; but it was not for Rohana to suggest it. Jerana said, "Oh, they can be fostered somewhere.
But, too late, it occurred to her that she had, perhaps, let Montray in for trouble on the Darkovan side. Terrans were not precisely popular in the Old Town, and the sight of a Terran escorting a respectable Darkovan female could indeed causev some trouble, if some Darkovan hothead wanted to take advantage of it. This is idiotic. I know fifteen times as much about Darkover as Montray ever will; yet by strict protocol I'm not even qualified to be an official translator, far less for any position more advanced than that; just because I'm a woman, and Darkover is a world where women don't hold such positions.
She could see faint beads of perspiration along the lady's hairline; whether from nervousness or from the heat of Montray's office-or both-she could not tell. "Chance resemblance? Impossible, my child. " "It is not rare among Terrans, my Lady," Magda said. (She had known this; Peter had made jokes of it. " She broke off as Bethany came in, took the small solido and personnel printout that bore a color photo of Peter Haldane. She handed them to Lady Rohana without comment. Rohana studied them a moment, then looked up, her face gone white.