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  • When that voice was not heard again, the vingtner freed my hands.

    The Urth of the New Sun

  • Behind them, in a single file maintained with the disciplined precision of hand-colored troops commanded by a child (though they were less visible than smoke), tramped a squad of guardsmen in the charge of a vingtner.

    The Urth of the New Sun

  • The vingtner drew his pistol, and two soldiers aimed their weapons at the chiliarch's back.

    The Urth of the New Sun

  • He motioned to the vingtner, and I got another blow from the vingtner's gauntlet.

    The Urth of the New Sun

  • As I watched, the journeyman waved in the direction of my cell with his keys, the chiliarch nodded tolerantly and strolled nearer to inspect me, the vingtner bellowed some order, and the boots of the squad halted with a crash, succeeded at once by a second bellow and a second crash, as the ten phantom guardsmen grounded their weapons.

    The Urth of the New Sun

  • I had been reasonably sure he would not dare signal the vingtner to strike me there, under the unseen gaze of his monarch.

    The Urth of the New Sun

  • The vingtner barked a command, and his squad turned their backs to the curtain.

    The Urth of the New Sun

  • The vingtner asked, "Conciliator, can't you free Urth from Typhon?"

    The Urth of the New Sun

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