By Andrzej Sapkowski
For greater than 100 years people, dwarves, gnomes and elves lived jointly in relative peace. yet occasions have replaced, the uneasy peace is over and now the races once more struggle one another - and themselves: dwarves are killing their kinsmen, and elves are murdering people and elves, a minimum of these elves who're pleasant to people ...Into this tumultuous time is born a toddler for whom the witchers of the area were ready. Ciri, the granddaughter of Queen Calanthe, the Lioness of Cintra, has unusual powers and a stranger future, for prophecy names her the Flame, one with the ability to alter the area - for sturdy, or for evil ...Geralt, the witcher of Rivia, has taken Ciri to the relative safeguard of the Witchers' payment, however it quickly turns into transparent that Ciri is different from the opposite witchers. because the political state of affairs grows ever dimmer and the specter of conflict hangs virtually palpably over the land, Geralt searches for somebody to coach Ciri's targeted powers. yet another person has an eye fixed at the younger woman, somebody who comprehend precisely what the prophecy skill - and precisely what Ciri's strength can do. This time Geralt can have met his fit.
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She answered questions you only thought, and maybe even some which you were afraid to ask yourselves. And you felt fear. You realised that your Surprise is more surprising than you had imagined. You realised that you have the Source in Kaer Morhen. And that, you can't manage without a magician. And you don't have a single friendly magician, not a single one you could trust. Apart from me and . . And Yennefer. The wind howled, banged the shutter and swelled the tapestry. Triss rolled on to her back and, lost in thought, started to bite her thumb nail.
A tingling ran down her back, penetrated her with such rapture she almost cried out. In order to muffle and restrain the cry her lips found his lips and stuck to them. She trembled, pressing hard against him, her excitement building and increasing, forgetting herself more and more. Geralt did not forget himself. 'Triss . . ' 'Oh, Geralt ... So much . ' He moved her away delicately. 'We're not alone . . ' She glanced at the entrance and saw the shadows of the approaching witchers only after some time, heard their steps even later.
And suddenly something happens. A house might goes up in flames. ' Geralt released his medallion and rested his hands on the table. 'First, stop calling Triss "Merigold". She has asked you a number of times not to. Second, Triss is not exaggerating. I saw Ciri's mother, Princess Pavetta, in action with my own eyes. I tell you, it was really something. ' 'Not only could,' said Vesemir, 'she is so burdened. On the one hand Lambert is right. Ciri is not capable of forming Signs. On the other . .