A Sword for Kregen (Dray Prescot, Book 20; Jikaida Cycle, by Alan Burt Akers

By Alan Burt Akers

The most well-liked online game one of the peoples of Kregen, international of Antares, is one who resembles chess, known as Jikaida. Jikaida is a conflict of wits and battle video game items that perfect good the stress charged surroundings that enveloped Dray Prescot. For reconquering Vallia was once assuming the element of this kind of game--move as opposed to countermove, horde opposed to horde! Then Dray Prescot discovered himself not in command of only a game--he had develop into a dwelling chessman on a real-life board on the dreaded area of Jikaida urban. There each stream was once followed by way of bloodshed and in the back of each video game may hold the destiny of a urban, an island, or perhaps a kingdom!

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I’d forgotten that she couldn’t read a word of French, and so I translated it for her. “I hope she’ll be happy,” she said when I folded the letter up. “Being kept by some old German bratwurst? Nikki? You know Nikki. She needs the action as much as I do, as much as you do. She’ll be back. ” Yasmin smiled. “She’ll be back, I agree; but in her own time. ” We both laughed, and then the waiter brought Yasmin’s drink, and we ordered dinner. As we finished the meal, we lingered over a last glass of champagne.

It would be if these cheap motherfuckers would spend a little money. ” “Listen, Chiri, if I get finished and you’re still here, we’ll break it in together. ” She gave me that grin of hers that I liked so much. “Kwa heri. Marîd,” she said. ” I said. Then I hurried out into the warm, drizzling night, taking a deep breath of the sweet scent of some flowering tree. The tende had lifted my spirits, and I had swallowed a tri-phet and a sunny. I’d be doing all right when I booted my way into Tamiko’s phony geisha rat’s nest.

That didn’t sit well with Hassan, but he could make no objection. ” Then he rudely turned his back on us and continued his labor. Without turning to face us, he spoke again. ” I looked at Yasmin, and she shrugged. I went through the storeroom quickly, across the alley, and knocked on the iron door. I waited a few seconds while someone identified me from somewhere. Then the door opened. There was a tall, cadaverous, bearded old man named Karim. ” he asked me gruffly. ” The door closed. A moment later, Abdoulaye opened it.

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