Poison - 'Lamprey' and 'The House of the Bone Witch' Summary & Analysis

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'Lamprey' and 'The House of the Bone Witch' Summary

Poison and Bram take the cart through the slums of Shieldtown to Lamprey's house. Bram tells Poison that one silver sovereign is what he earns in a year, so with two he could settle down somewhere and buy a farm. This is why he demanded two sovereigns for helping Poison. Poison now wonders where Fleet managed to get hold of such a fortune, as he gave her a whole bag of sovereigns.

As they go through the slums they are attacked by two thieves who hold a knife to Poison's throat. Bram tells them to take the cart but they want more. Poison realizes that they will kill them anyway, so she pretends that she is Lamprey's niece and that the marshwraith lamps in the back of the cart...

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