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Assassin's Apprentice Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 12, Patience Summary

Robin Hobb
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Chapter 12, Patience Summary

Fitz encounters the mysterious lady the next day as he stumbles home drunk. In his besotted state Fitz tells the woman that he is of royal blood. The following day Fitz and the woman meet in a corridor where she berates his appearance and hounds him with questions. Fitz finally escapes her and hurries to meet Burrich who has been out of town for a month. While Fitz gives his report, Burrich realizes that Fitz has unknowingly encountered Chivalry's widow, Lady Patience.

Chade is not excited by the news of Patience's arrival at the keep. He tells Fitz about Chivalry's decision to marry the eccentric girl. Chade is surprised that Patience has taken such a liking to Chivalry's bastard. The Lady has requested that Fitz be taught like a proper prince and after much arguing Shrewd assents. While this will take time away from Fitz...

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