Poison - 'Assassins' and 'The Ur-Lord' Summary & Analysis

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'Assassins' and 'The Ur-Lord' Summary

The Hierophant, Melcheron, is dead with Asinastra's dagger in his back. A beautiful phaerie woman comes in, sees him, and starts crying. Fleet tells Poison that this is Pariasa, Melcheron's wife. Poison recognizes her as the phaerie woman she saw in Aelthar's palace and so is immediately suspicious. She thinks Aelthar must have planned the murder, and given Asinastra's dagger to Pariasa to actually carry out the deed. Pariasa is obviously still loyal to the phaeries, and she would have been able to access Melcheron's rooms easily.

Poison realizes that Aelthar will try to kill them now, as they are the only ones who know the truth about the dagger. Fleet thinks of the Hierophant's book, realizing that the murderer's name will be written in it if Melcheron saw who killed him. They run to the library...

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