Floating City by Eric Van Lustbader

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SHADOW WARRIOR. the traditional eastern paintings of demise is practiced by way of a choose few. of these younger males who're selected to coach within the means of the shadow warrior, such a lot will fail. those that cross those trials, the Ninja, turn into the silent assassins, lonely guardians, and unseen watchers of legend. yet rarer nonetheless are these masters of the shadow craft, the Shiro - these whose fearsome talents are matched merely by means of their inflexible code of honour. males like Nicholas Linnear...

FLOATING urban. An inland empire governed by means of a mercenary king hidden on the middle of the Vietnamese jungle.

But the shadow warrior Nicholas Linnear believes that the Floating urban lies on the center of an unlimited terrorist plot. And he could be the in basic terms one that can infiltrate this felony stronghold...

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Her Scottish subjects were Protestants and they did not want her. The Scottish lords did not want her because she had shown such bad judgment in marrying Lord Darnley. Queen Mary had no friends and nowhere to turn. A nobleman named Bothwell came to her rescue. He and the queen married quickly and fought against an uprising of the Scottish nobles. Bothwell and Queen Mary lost the fight and they had to be separated. He went into exile on the continent of Europe and she crossed the border into England.

In a hunting accident d. As a result of illness 3 How old was Mary when she became a widow? a. 20 b. 15 c. 17 d. 19 4 Where was Mary born? a. France b. England c. Scotland d. Spain First Cousins, Once Removed Lord Shrewsbury was Queen Mary’s a. advisor. b. jailor. c. husband. d. horse trainer. ANSWERS: 1. b; 2. a; 3. d; 4. c; 5. b 5 53 Catholic Versus Protestant T he division between Catholics and Protestants was the single greatest issue of Queen Elizabeth’s time, but the trouble between the two groups had actually begun earlier in the century.

D. horse trainer. ANSWERS: 1. b; 2. a; 3. d; 4. c; 5. b 5 53 Catholic Versus Protestant T he division between Catholics and Protestants was the single greatest issue of Queen Elizabeth’s time, but the trouble between the two groups had actually begun earlier in the century. When Princess Elizabeth became queen in 1558, she affirmed that England was a Protestant nation. 54 Catholic Versus Protestant When Philip II became king of Spain in 1556, he affirmed that Spain was a Catholic nation. This included the Dutch Netherlands, which had been part of the Spanish Empire for some time.

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