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The Game of Kings - Dorothy Dunnett




The black eyes raged at him: Margaret also had had a shock.

‘It’s hardly my fault if my bowman tries to stop a prisoner from escaping. That’s what he’s paid for.’ She kicked the saddle and its furniture. ‘You’d better take that, too. Her family might want it.’

‘Is that all you have to say?’ said Gideon.

‘She was blind. It’s too great a handicap. She’s better out of it,’ said Margaret in a staccato voice, and mounted her horse.

‘Was that her sin?’ said Gideon, watching the cavalcade move off. ‘I had come to fancy it might be something quite different.’

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