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It had a stutter because its beak was bent.
This is what the eagle heard, when the man with the metal badge on the brim the abhorsen chronicles his hat began to speak to the other men who didn't have metal badges and thus didn't glitter in a way that attracted the attention of eagles that soar.
Our recorded history goes back some three weeks to the time that Sogren the Extremely Drunk burnt down the Museum.
But I remember tales older still. Know that this is a story before even that - back to the almost legendary but still quite believable times of twenty years ago.
The time when rumour reached the Lower Kingdoms of a new, dark power growing without aid of fertiliser in the north. The the abhorsen chronicles of the Overlord was spoken softly for the first time in secret and troubled councils. the abhorsen chronicles
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In many dark corners, lips whispered it, and then trembled with the effort of not laughing. For the Overlord's name was 'Cecil' and he was known to have a lisp. Naturally enough, he preferred to be referred to as 'Overlord', and whenever his agents heard his true name spoken, dire retribution would swiftly follow.
The abhorsen chronicles one was safe. The merest innocent mention of the word 'Cecil' would result in hideous and usually magical destruction of everyone within hearing distance.
Within days of the first outbreak, the town of Cecil was completely vaporised, and poor unfortunates the abhorsen chronicles had been the abhorsen chronicles Cecil were forced to change their names to 'Ardraven' or 'Belochnazar' or other wimpish monikers lacking the macho virility of their own true names.
How is it that I dare to mention the word 'Cecil' to you now?
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I have this amulet, which magically erases the word 'Cecil' from the minds of listeners after ten minutes have passed. Instead, you will remember a conversation littered with small chiming sounds where the word 'Cecil' has been erased.
Frantic messages from the Dwarves went unanswered as their messenger service took so long to walk over the mountains that they the abhorsen chronicles actually received until three years after the abhorsen chronicles dire warnings they contained were sent.
In any case, Falanor and Eminholme were unprepared to send men to war. Instead, they offered a troop of armoured monkeys and the entire population of a reform school for small children.
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This elite force went into the abhorsen chronicles mountains and never returned alive. However, they did come back dead, even more horrible than before and in the service of Cecil.
I mean the Overlord. Shocked, the kingdoms ordered a massive mobilisation and the kings had extra horses harnessed to their personal escape chariots. Yet, even as they extracted the most valuable items from their treasuries, many feared it would be too late.
The forces of Cecil were on the march. Slowly, it is true, for dead Dwarves the abhorsen chronicles even slower than live ones. Yet it became clear to the minds of the Wise that within the next seventeen years, something must be done.
But it seemed that there was no power in the South that could resist the Overlord.
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For he was the mightiest sorcerer in his age bracket, the winner of all the gold medals in the Games of the Seventeenth Magiad. He was also a champion shotputter, who practiced the abhorsen chronicles the skulls of his enemies filled with lead.
And his teams of goblin the abhorsen chronicles swimmers could cross any moat, could emerge at any time in private swimming pools or even infiltrate via the drains, dressed in clown suits.
It was then that the Wise remembered the words written on the silver salad bowl they had been using for official luncheons the last hundred years.
It was brought from the kitchens, and despite the scratches and dents from serving utensils, the Wise could still make out the runes that said, 'Sibyl Prophecy Plate.