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Short Synopsis
Robin Hobb presents a masterful finale to her Farseer trilogy that sends FitzChivalry—assassin, royal bastard, and king's pawn—on the ultimate quest: to eliminate the man who has stolen the throne and corrupted all he once held dear.

Full Synopsis
From an extraordinary voice in fantasy comes the stunning conclusion to the Farseer trilogy, as FitzChivalry confronts his destiny as the catalyst who holds the fate of the kingdom of the Six Duchies...and the world itself.

King Shrewd is dead at the hands of his son Regal. As is Fitz—or so his enemies and friends believe. But with the help of his allies and his beast magic, he emerges from the grave, deeply scarred in body and soul. The kingdom also teeters toward ruin: Regal has plundered and abandoned the capital, while the rightful heir, Prince Verity, is lost to his mad quest—perhaps to death. Only Verity's return—or the heir his princess carries—can save the Six Duchies.

But Fitz will not wait. Driven by loss and bitter memories, he undertakes a quest: to kill Regal. The journey casts him into deep waters, as he discovers wild currents of magic within him—currents that will either drown him or make him something more than he was.

"An enthralling conclusion to this superb trilogy, displaying an exceptional combination of originality, magic, adventure, character, and drama." ---Kirkus Starred Review

"With shimmering language and the alluring garb of Faerie, Hobb concludes her Farseer trilogy with this immense coming-of-age novel." ---Publishers Weekly Starred Review
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The Farseer: Assassin's Quest


Author Robin Hobb

Narrated by Paul Boehmer

Publication date Aug 3, 2010

Running time 38 hrs

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