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The Sign of the Bronze Hammer – Part Six

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On the far side of the park, where the street opened out broadest, the tight packed houses gave way to grander buildings, the estates of the important men of the ward, with grounds enclosed by tall walls. All sign of what lay inside was hidden from view behind the walls.

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The Sign of the Bronze Hammer – Part Five

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They walked thus in silence along the street Blade had named, down to the city gates that led through the walls that ringed the man-made lake. While guards were posted there, they paid little attention to those coming and going, being more content to lean upon their spears and converse with each other. On occasions they would make a show of stopping a person and questioning him before waving them through after the most perfunctory of searches. Even if they were to find something, they were too poorly paid to give it much concern beyond an attempt at bribery. Peregrine and Blade passed through the gates without so much as a glance, an outcome Blade found most fortuitous, as he did not know how they would explain a package that not even they knew the contents of.

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The Sign of the Bronze Hammer – Part Four

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The package required the both of them to carry it, being a large and bulky object tight wrapped in white linen. Despite its size, it did not weigh a much as Blade had first expected when he saw it, which made the transport of it, in part, easier to manage.

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