©Authorized post of beginning of Master of the Five Magics, ISBN 0-345-27635-3, copyright 1980 by Lyndon Hardy
Alodar closed his mind to the pounding of the huge stones against the lower walls of the keep. He ignored the growl of his stomach and tried to concentrate on the spinning disk. Forty-one days of siege, he thought, and the last five on half rations. Half rations for himself and the other craftsmen, whilethe men at arms still received full shares.
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