By Patrick Rothfuss

My identify is Kvothe. i've got stolen princesses again from sound asleep barrow kings. I burned down the city of Trebon. i've got spent the evening with Felurian and left with either my sanity and my existence. i used to be expelled from the college at a more youthful age than most folk are allowed in. I tread paths by means of moonlight that others worry to talk of in the course of day. i've got talked to Gods, enjoyed ladies, and written songs that make the minstrels weep. you could have heard of me... So starts off the story of a hero advised from his personal element of view—a tale unmatched in myth literature...

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They could afford to wait. I, on the other hand, needed something that would sell quickly. Jaxim leaned on the counter between us. “Caravan just bought all our deck lamps,” he said. ” I nodded. Sympathy lamps were perfect for ships. Difficult to break, cheaper than oil in the long run, and you didn’t have to worry about them setting fire to your ship. I juggled the numbers in my head. I could make two lamps at once, saving some time through duplication of effort, and be reasonably sure they would sell before I had to pay tuition.

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