Sparrowhawk

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In the world of Terra, Sparrowhawk is still trying to figure out who he is and why everyone else seems to think he's dangerous. But his whole conception of his life is turned upside-down when he discovers he is a changeling, a creature not seen on Terra for eight thousand years. A chain of events is set off, with Sparrowhawk no longer in control of how he will live-- and how he will die.

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Sparrowhawk

Submitted: December 29, 2007

In the world of Terra, Sparrowhawk is still trying to figure out who he is and why everyone else seems to think he's dangerous. But his whole conception of his life is turned upside-down when he discovers he is a changeling, a creature not seen on Terra for eight thousand years. A chain of events is set off, with Sparrowhawk no longer in control of how he will live-- and how he will die. Read Chapter

Submitted: December 31, 2007

One Sparrowhawk was the youngest of seven children. His oldest brother, Delth, was a metal smith of great renown; people came fro... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 01, 2008

He was running before he was even aware what he was doing; he wasn’t sure what people would do when he was yelling at them that Sea Rai... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 02, 2008

Washburn was dead, so Sparrowhawk’s father took over. He was nursing a broken arm and a slashed hip, and no one else was any better— ... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 07, 2008

Sparrowhawk got to his feet slowly, careful not to startle the butterfly that was fanning its wings on the tree next to him. He found the... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 08, 2008

* Sparrowhawk was forced to stay in the dining room with Givy, Jorge, and Wyve and suffer through hours of pointless conversation while... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 26, 2008

“Perhaps we should leave earlier than I had originally intended,” Wyve said at breakfast the following morning, before Givy and Sparr... Read Chapter

Submitted: February 13, 2008

“Here’s the river,” Jorge said. He pointed to a relatively shallow, muddy tendril of water that snaked its way through the trees. ... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 19, 2008

The two of them remained on the docks for roughly an hour; or at least, Jorge did. Sparrowhawk left after a bit and went to stay with Wic... Read Chapter

Submitted: April 21, 2008

“Did you find him?” Wyve asked, his anxious voice interrupting Jorge’s thoughts. “No,” Jorge replied irritably. Before he cou... Read Chapter

Submitted: April 29, 2008

Two By the time Sparrowhawk, Jorge, and Wyve reached the gates, they were standing open, and five guards waited for them, wide gr... Read Chapter

Submitted: May 20, 2008

Ivan looked at Wyve questioningly. His fellow master raised his shoulders in a shrug and held up his hands; he had no idea. Jorge shook h... Read Chapter

Submitted: May 28, 2008

(Note: I started letting my computer doing the hyphenating thing. It looks great on Word, but I can't get them to go away on here. Hence ... Read Chapter

Submitted: June 19, 2008

“So,” Ivan said, cutting into a hearty piece of steak. “So, what?” Wyve looked over at his friend questioningly, setting his fo... Read Chapter

Submitted: July 07, 2008

“If you have finished eating, you may go outside and have some fun,” he said. Most of the oldest boys stood as soon as he was done sp... Read Chapter

Submitted: July 11, 2008

“I refuse to believe that,” the other person said steadily, just loudly enough for Sparrowhawk to hear. He recognized the voice easil... Read Chapter

Submitted: July 14, 2008

“Master Wyve told me a bit about your journey to get here. Have you ever been this far south before?” Sparrowhawk shook his head an... Read Chapter

Submitted: July 25, 2008

It didn’t feel like nearly long enough before the horn Wyve had told him about blew. Everyone groaned and levered themselves out of the... Read Chapter

Submitted: August 01, 2008

He opened up the papers and spread them out over the desk, scrutinizing them closely. One was the map Staton had promised. It seemed to d... Read Chapter

Submitted: September 01, 2008

Not quite sure what to say, he finally stammered, “P-pardon me, sir?” The teacher stirred slightly but didn’t wake up. Sparrow-ha... Read Chapter

Submitted: September 07, 2008

Still somewhat stunned by the rambling discourse, Sparrowhawk latched onto the simpler question with the desperation of a drowning man to... Read Chapter

Submitted: October 13, 2008

“Why, hello, Sparrowhawk.” Eldi pronounced his name with a sneer. “How are things up at the funny farm?” Sparrowhawk stared at ... Read Chapter

Submitted: November 07, 2008

Wick snuffled his face and hair, as though checking to make sure that he was all right and in one piece. “Stop that,” Sparrowhawk sai... Read Chapter

Submitted: December 01, 2008

He had finished and was leaning over the stall door, still murmuring to the horse, when the faint sound of the blown horn drifted through... Read Chapter

Submitted: December 02, 2008

As soon as he was gone, Sparrowhawk darted forward and lightly touched the hilt of a massive broadsword with a little thrill of delight. ... Read Chapter

Submitted: December 30, 2008

By the time he arrived back in the dormitory, the place was almost full. Apparently nobody had gotten much work; Sparrowhawk slipped thro... Read Chapter

Submitted: February 07, 2009

It was the beginning of the twelfth month, and the temperature had dropped. There was no snow—it never got cold enough—but eve-ryone,... Read Chapter

Submitted: February 22, 2009

People started drifting back in soon afterward, talking and laughing. Sparrowhawk was relieved beyond words when they ig-nored him as usu... Read Chapter

Submitted: March 20, 2009

Three Master Wyve didn’t leave until the third month of the new year. He said that he had things to finish up before he left, but ... Read Chapter

Submitted: May 18, 2009

Rex put the students in pairs, covered their swords, and ordered them to swap hands. Almost everyone shifted their weapon from their righ... Read Chapter

Submitted: July 03, 2009

Three days later, Sparrowhawk had finally managed to convince the doctor that he was well enough to leave the infirmary.  Quez wasn... Read Chapter

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