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Karras the Kitten (
     

Karras the Kitten ("Bones of the Earth" Collection)

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by J. C. Hendee
 
Karras, who humans mistakenly call "Carrow," is not a typical Rughìr'thai'âch, "Earth-Born," or dwarf. In fact, in serving his family's shipping and trading business, he has taken on too many human ways in place of those of his people. No wonder that, in attempting to "barter" for marriage with the fiery and dour Skirra--"Sliver"--of the fallen family of Yêarclág, he

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Karras, who humans mistakenly call "Carrow," is not a typical Rughìr'thai'âch, "Earth-Born," or dwarf. In fact, in serving his family's shipping and trading business, he has taken on too many human ways in place of those of his people. No wonder that, in attempting to "barter" for marriage with the fiery and dour Skirra--"Sliver"--of the fallen family of Yêarclág, he has bungled the deal for years. Dismissed once more by her to salve his heart's wounds, this time those wounds get salted with the unwanted assistance of a blustery clan-kin--Fiáh'our, or the great "Hammer-Stag."

The old honored warrior has his own notion of what Karras needs. To Fiáh'our, honorable barter for love and marriage is akin to one battle after another. And only the way of their people's warriors can see Karras to victory... over himself, first of all.

May their people's eternal ancestors, the Bäynæ, watch over them--especially to keep them from each other's throats.

About "Tales from the world of the Noble Dead Saga"...

No knowledge of the Noble Dead Saga or related works is necessary to read and enjoy these stories. They are written for fantasy enthusiasts in general and not just our established readership. Readers new to this world can step into it through any of these short works.

Tales are organized into "collections" where all stories therein share a theme and/or premise. When one or more link together, subsequent stories will mention "sequel to..." on their covers to guide you. Even so, each is self-contained enough to be your first adventure into this world.

--Barb & J.C. Hendee

Product Details

BN ID:
2940014438278
Publisher:
Barb and J.C. Hendee / NobleDead.org
Publication date:
05/14/2012
Series:
Tales from the world of the Noble Dead Saga
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
466,028
File size:
254 KB

Meet the Author

Barb & J.C. live south of Portland, Oregon, and about a hour from the coast. Barb's fiction has appeared in numerous genre magazines and anthologies. JC's poetry, non-fiction, and short fiction have also appeared in many genre publications. Although they have worked together as a writing team from their earliest days, the series/phases and books of the Noble Dead saga are their first novel-length collaborations starting in 2003. Both are ex-academics with masters in English, have worked academia as well as the private sector, and have taught multiple workshops, classes, and seminars related to fiction writing inside and outside of academia.

Barb is also the author of the "Vampire Memories" series available at all major book vendors.

THE NOBLE DEAD SAGA
Series/Phase 1: Dhampir, Thief of Lives, Sister of the Dead, Traitor to the Blood, Rebel Fay, Child of a Dead God
Series/Phase 2: In Shade and Shadow, Through Stone and Sea, Of Truth and Beasts
Series/Phase 3: Between Their Worlds, The Dog in the Dark, and more to come

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Karras the Kitten ("Bones of the Earth" Collection) 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This one was pretty good. A bit longer than some of the other "Tales" which was nice. This one focused on the dwarves, with Karras being the main character. While I don't believe we have run into him before in the main novels, other characters in this one have shown up in the main novels. Some of the events of this one have also been hinted at in the main novels so it was nice to get some more background on them.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Umm...me and Zac NEVER dated. The prom thing was all role play not real life. I would never go out with zac because 1- hes like 14 and im 17 big age difference. 2-i have a bf in real life and im pretty sure e has a gf too. 3-we have never met at all in our lives and i only date people i kno...so yeah i appreciate u guys standing up for me and all but me and him together- never existed so i could really care less about what is going on here, were just i guess u could say friends. Sorry to disappoint but we never really even made out with each other because we never met so.....yeah....sorry guys:(
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
"I cant believe you cheated on my friend! We may not know eachother very well but shes still my friend!" Punches u in the face. "Maybe next time youll think!"
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Youre such a cheater. You cheated on mackenzie.. chloe
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
We wernt trying to stand up for u. We were jst trting to make a point so back off.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Hi