Assassin's Apprentice - Chapter 8, Lady Thyme Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 8, Lady Thyme Summary

Fitz spends the journey to Kelvar's stronghold running errands for Lady Thyme. She is an elderly woman who demands a lot and barks orders. Lady Thyme goes about covered in clothes so that her countenance is barely visible, but everyone knows of her and tries to stay as far away from her as possible.

Fitz begins to spy on Kelvar the first evening at dinner. From the actions of Kelvar's wife, Fitz learns that the Lord is too smitten with his young bride to properly take care of his duchy. Lady Grace is outfitted in such finery that Fitz surmises the money that should be spent on much needed repairs has instead been spent on Kelvar's wife.

Chapter 8, Lady Thyme Analysis

Fitz has little time to enjoy the journey to Kelvar's stronghold since he is kept busy performing ridiculous...

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