By Jostein Gaarder
Hans Thomas, un muchacho noruego de 12 años, y su padre emprenden un viaje hacia Atenas en busca de l. a. madre, que ocho años antes los abandonó por "encontrarse a sí misma". El azar hace que se detengan en Dorf, un pequeño pueblo donde un viejo panadero regala al joven un panecillo que oculta un diminuto libro, que Hans Thomas comenzará a leer con l. a. ayuda de una lupa que un misterioso enano le regala. A partir de ese momento, el muchacho inicia otro emocionante viaje paralelo: el de l. a. imaginación.
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Arobynn moved first, grabbing Sam’s chin in one hand, forcing the young man to look at him. “Check yourself, or I’ll do it for you, boy,” he murmured. ” Celaena bit down on her reply. She could handle Sam tonight—or any other night, for that matter. If it came down to a fight, she’d win—she always beat Sam. But Sam released the hilt of his sword. After a moment, Arobynn removed his grip on Sam’s face, but didn’t step away. Sam kept his gaze on the floor as he strode to the far side of the council room.
I’m not disagreeing with you. I don’t like the idea of this at all. Not just the slaves, but Arobynn’s involvement in it. And those children …” He pinched the bridge of his nose.
While he might not trust Rolfe, it didn’t bother him that a hundred innocent souls were about to be traded like cattle. ” Sam slammed his fist onto the wooden floor. ” she asked, giving him a pout. ” Sam got to his feet and began pacing the length of their small room. He undid the top button of his black tunic, revealing the skin beneath. Something about it felt strangely intimate, and Celaena found herself quickly looking away from him. ” Sam stopped at the foot of her bed. “You think I don’t know how to tell when you’re cooking up some scheme?