Assassin's Apprentice - Chapter 1, The Earliest History Summary & Analysis

Robin Hobb
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Chapter 1, The Earliest History Summary

Fitz's earliest memory comes from when he was six years old. He is dropped off at a fortress by his grandfather who is tired of struggling to provide for the boy. The grandfather tells the guard that the boy is the bastard son of Prince Chivalry. The grandfather is tired of struggling to provide for the boy and says that Chivalry can care for the boy now. Chivalry's stableman, Burrich, takes charge of the boy and cares for Fitz in his own apartment in the stables. Burrich gives the boy the name Fitz. Fitz enjoys sleeping in the stables and becomes very close to the animals he finds there.

One night Fitz overhears Burrich, Prince Verity, and Prince Regal talking. Regal and Queen Desire want Fitz killed but King Shrewd will not allow it. The King wants...

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