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By David Dalglish

“We are those who personal the evening. we're the ones with blood on our arms. we're the reapers, the demons, the darkish shadows wielding metal. we won't be denied our vengeance.”


Haern is the King's Watcher, protector opposed to thieves and nobles who could fill the evening with blood. but hundreds of thousands of miles away, an murderer often called the Wraith has all started slaughtering these in strength, and leaving the emblem of the Watcher in mockery. while Haern travels south to confront his copycat killer, he unearths a urban governed by way of the corrupt, the grasping, and the damaging. Rioters fill the streets, and the specter of battle with the mysterious elves hangs over all. to forestall it, Haern needs to confront the lethal Wraith, and the fellow he may perhaps become.

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For it is vexing to have Virgil’s majestic verse degraded with such a comic theme. But what was I to do? ) of one who was able to command—the Emperor Valentinian, a man, in my opinion, of deep learning. He had once described a wedding in a jeu d’esprit of this kind, wherein the verses were to the point and their connections amusing. Then, wishing to show by means of a competition with me the great superiority of his production, he bade me compile a similar poem on the same subject. Just picture how delicate a task this was for me!

625] / insignis facie [A. 583]), lines 29–30 of the Alcesta (vastoque sub antro [A. 217] / asper acerba tuens vasta se mole ferebat [A. 256]), and lines 4–5 of the Medea (si quid pietas antiqua labores [A. 688] / respicit humanos, nostro succurre labori [A. 404]). In lines 21–23 of the Progne et Philomela, moreover, there is both a shift between genitoris and genitor and ora and ore: genitoris et ora (A. 108) / polluit ore dapes (A. 234) . . dum genitor nati (A. 800). Also noteworthy are lines 38–39 of the Epithalamium Fridi: auro innectuntur, (A.

75 The centonists develop other means of recalling Virgil that reflect formal considerations, rather than strictly thematic ones. The simplest mnemonic aid deriving from traits found on the verbal surface of Virgil is proximity to another unit that a centonist has just cited. In line 96 of the Cento Nuptialis, for instance, Ausonius reuses A. 598, et miserere precantis, in all likelihood because in line 94 he incorporates A. 597, per te, per, qui te talem genuere, parentes. 77 A more abstruse and impressive mnemonic device enabling centonists to locate discrete Virgilian units is the keyword.

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