Riddle of the Seven Realms

Authorized post of the beginning of Riddle of the Seven Realms, ISBN 0-345-32820-5, Copyright 1988 by Lyndon Hardy

Kestrel looked past the flame toward the cabin door and estimated his chance of escape if  something were to go awry.  Like the lairs of most wizards, there were no windows in any of the walls; the distractions of the outside could well be done without.