Assassin's Apprentice - Chapter 4, Apprenticeship Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 4, Apprenticeship Summary

While being measured for new clothes, Fitz learns that Chivalry gave up the throne for the sake of his barren wife. He also learns that Lady Patience was the one who caused Burrich to be left behind because she could not stand the sight of Chivalry's man.

When the new sets of clothes arrive, one of them bears the emblem of a buck's head with a red line through it. Burrich says this indicates that Fitz is of the noble line but still a bastard. Burrich tells Fitz to choose a new name and crest if he prefers and present them to King Shrewd. Fitz mulls this over but feels it would be better for the King, Chivalry, or even Burrich to name him. Burrich tells Fitz to find a name that fits.

One night, Fitz is awakened by a strange...

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