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The knight was yellow haired and hardfaced, with cold grey eyes, a scar on his lip, and murder in his eyes. "Back," the big man instructed. " Dirk stepped back. So did Gar. " He cast his own aside. The knight stared in disbelief, then gave a gloating laugh as he scrambled to his feet, caught up his sword, and struck. Gar danced back; the blade hissed by an inch from his chest. Before the knight could recover, Gar leaped in, caught his wrist on the backswing, and jammed the man's elbow against his own.
Coll stood frozen, taken by surprise, then shouted-but even as he did, Dirk swung his arms up, breaking the knight's hold, then cracked a fist into his jaw. The knight stood poised for a moment, then fell and lay still. "Sorry about that," Gar said. Dirk shrugged. "Accidents will happen. " "Comment noted," Gar confirmed, then turned to Coll. " Dirk turned to Coll, too. "Of course, you took your share. " Coll stared at them, suddenly realizing that two total strangers had saved him. " He raised his spear to guard.
The woman froze, staring at him, amazed. Dirk broke off another piece, and another, taking up half the loaf, and handed them down. " As they began to gobble the bread, he looked a question at Gar, who nodded, and Dirk turned around to dismount. " He took a pot and a handful of rods from his saddlebag, and a small box with them. Stepping off the road, he unfolded the rods and set a ring with four short legs on the ground. He kindled a fire beneath it, set the pot on top of it, poured in water from his water bag, took a cube of something dark from the box, and dropped it in.
A Wizard In War: The Third Chronicle of the Magnus D'Armand, Rogue Wizard (Chronicles of the Rogue Wizard) by Christopher Stasheff