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  • These, as they learned afterwards, were called the fedai, the sworn assassins, who lived but to do the command of their lord the great Assassin.

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  • Half of it was done, but now the first of the fedai hung upon their flanks not two hundred yards behind.

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  • "They are not your guard; they are fedai, disguised as your guard, and sent by Al-je-bal, as he promised."

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  • Then with a hiss of disappointed rage the fedai came at them.

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  • "Lord," answered the tall fedai, and his hand trembled as he spoke, "most mighty lord, I had no orders as to the killing of the crew from your lips, and the Frank Lozelle told me that he had agreed with you that they should be spared."

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  • At the first rush two of the fedai went down beneath the sweep of the long swords, but after that the murderers would not come close, and while some engaged them in front, others strove to pass and stab them from behind.

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  • "Let the fedai enter and make his own report, bringing with him his prisoners."

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  • "Lord," said the fedai, "I have served you well for many years."

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  • So suddenly they gave way before them till their backs were against the door, and there they stood, shouting for help and sweeping round them with their swords into reach of which the fedai dare not come.

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  • "Your report," said Sinan, addressing the tall fedai who all this while had lain upon his face before him, still as the form that was stretched upon the bier.

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  • See fedais.

    October 20, 2008