By Seanan McGuire
Issues are having a look up.
For the 1st time in what sounds like years, October "Toby" Daye has been in a position to pause lengthy adequate to take a breath and view her existence -- and she or he likes what she sees. She has buddies. She has allies. She has a squire to coach and a King of Cats to like, and perhaps, simply might be, she will permit her shield down for a change.
Or now not. while Queen Windermere's seneschal is elf-shot and thrown into an enchanted sleep by means of brokers from the neighboring state of Silences, Toby unearths herself in a task she by no means anticipated to play: that of a diplomat. She needs to trip to Portland, Oregon, to persuade King Rhys of Silences to not visit warfare opposed to the Mists. yet not anything is that straightforward, and what October unearths in Silences is worse than she might ever have imagined.
How some distance will Toby cross while lives are at the line, and while allies either previous and new are threatened via a strength she had by no means anticipated to stand back? How a lot is October keen to renounce, and what sort of is she keen to alter? In Faerie, what's previous is rarely quite gone.
It's simply expecting a chance to pounce.
A Red-Rose Chain is the 9th installment in Seanan McGuire's city delusion October "Toby" Daye sequence.
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On collar of tunic and mess-jacket - In silver, crossed khukris, edge downwards and '6' between the handles. On collar of service jacket - Nil. On helmet - Nil. On cap - In silver, crossed khukris, edge downwards and '6' between the handles below a scroll inscribed 'GURKHA RIFLES'. (Note: Amendment No. 25 of November 1932 deleted the reference to a scroll inscribed Gurkha Rifles, while a later amendment, No. ) 5TH ROYAL GURKHA RIFLES (FRONTIER FORCE) On buttons - In black horn, crossed khukris with ' 5 ' in the upper angle, surmounted by the Royal Crest.
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The Prince of Wales. 35 On felt hat - In black metal, the cipher of Queen Alexandra ensigned with the Imperial Crown. On cap - In silver, the cipher of Queen Alexandra ensigned with the Imperial Crown. TH PRINCE OF WALES'S OWN GURKHAS On buttons - In black horn, crossed khukris surmounted by the plume of His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales. In the lower angle of the khukris, the f i g u r e ' I V . On collar of tunic and mess-jacket - In silver the plume of His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales.