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Робин Хобб
Ship of Destiny

Ship of Destiny
Robin Hobb

'Even better than the Assassin books. I didn't think that was possible' George R.R. MartinThe dragon, Tintaglia, has been released from her wizardwood coffin, only to find that the glories of her kingdom have passed into ancient memory.Meanwhile, Malta Vestrit navigates the acid flow of the Rain Wild River in a decomposing boat, accompanied by the Satrap Cosgo and his Companion Kekki. Against hope, a ship appears in the alien waters, but does it mean rescue, or a further nightmare, for Malta?In ruined Bingtown, the citizens are at war, If the city is to survive, Ronica Vestrit must unite all its peoples – both Trader and Tattooed – and liberate the city once and for all.Althea and Brashen are finally at sea together, sailing the liveship Paragon into pirate waters in a last-ditch effort to rescue the Vestrit family liveship, Vivacia, stolen by the Pirate king, Kennit; but there is mutiny brewing in their rag-tag crew; and in the mind of the mad ship itself…Majestic and sweeping, Ship of Destiny concludes the tale of the Vestrit family and their part in the history of The Liveship Traders with a soaring and unforgettable finale to this unique series of epic fantasy.

Ship of Destiny

Book Three of The Liveship Traders

Robin Hobb

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Dedication (#ulink_2e5d3072-c26c-5cc1-8267-aa11273c1f47)

This one is for Jane Johnson and Anne Groell. For caring enough to insist that I get it right.

Table of Contents

TITLE PAGE (#u76222b2a-52cd-5629-89ed-e4f29f3c71dd)

COPYRIGHT (#u44fca5e7-c151-5211-befe-5c2f3e951e5d)

DEDICATION (#u9f8c033f-f7c8-5cdd-ac54-22985b54fd96)

MAP (#u134411e5-c8b4-5dcb-95ad-5026cf83c64f)

SUMMER’S END (#ufe6bac75-e9c7-5675-a50a-36e650af9340)

PROLOGUE SHE WHO REMEMBERS (#u2f209dcf-72d2-52f4-93a0-5748339cf7d1)

1 THE RAIN WILDS (#u399406fe-ea45-5dc8-bbfe-8a20230a6620)

2 TRADERS AND TRAITORS (#u19e42006-12de-584c-a63e-c62807af519f)

3 WINTROW (#u47a1448c-da94-5ecc-8a14-f4398bcbfe55)

4 TINTAGLIA’S FLIGHT (#ub448d6f3-5021-5f4e-beed-42606adf7c8e)

5 PARAGON AND PIRACY (#u17b72de2-cfd1-5737-9497-b93fbcc6d85a)

6 AN INDEPENDENT WOMAN (#ua85ca92c-e08e-5636-95b4-38eef3cdd834)

7 DRAGON SHIP (#u4d37ce9a-4f09-51a5-ab57-03e3b31f6819)

8 LORDS OF THE THREE REALMS (#u9ef40118-11e5-5081-a860-01b8775aca0b)

9 BATTLE (#ub8647820-a055-5cc5-895b-3c3d48af6e05)

10 TRUCES (#litres_trial_promo)

11 BODIES AND SOULS (#litres_trial_promo)

WINTER (#litres_trial_promo)

12 ALLIANCES (#litres_trial_promo)

13 SURVIVING (#litres_trial_promo)

14 DIVVYTOWN (#litres_trial_promo)

15 SERPENT SHIP (#litres_trial_promo)

16 TINTAGLIA’S BARGAIN (#litres_trial_promo)

17 BINGTOWN NEGOTIATIONS (#litres_trial_promo)

18 LOYALTIES (#litres_trial_promo)

19 STRATEGIES (#litres_trial_promo)

20 PRISONERS (#litres_trial_promo)

21 PARAGON OF THE LUDLUCKS (#litres_trial_promo)

22 FAMILY REUNION (#litres_trial_promo)