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The Night Court - Thurvok #7 - cover

The Night Court - Thurvok #7

Cora Buhlert, Richard Blakemore

Publisher: Pegasus Pulp Publishing

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Summary

The city of Vanadur suffers under the thumb of the Night Court, whose bailiffs snatch random people off the streets and whose masked judges know only one verdict: guilty. 
Meldom, thief, cutpurse and occasional assassin, is one of those who are snatched off the streets and put on trial by the Night Court. The accusation: murder. But while Meldom may have done many questionable things in the past, he knows that he did not commit this particular murder. 
However, the Night Court is not inclined to believe him and so it's up to Thurvok, Sharenna and Lysha to save him from the gallows. 
This is a short story of 7100 words or 25 print pages in the Thurvok sword and sorcery series, but may be read as a standalone. Includes an introduction and afterword.

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