Century, 1989 - Всего страниц: 342
Young Alvin returns to the town of his birth and begins his apprenticeship with Makepeace Smith, committing seven years of his life in exchange for the skills and knowledge of a blacksmith. But Alvin must also learn to control and use his own talent, that of a Maker, else his destiny will be unfulfilled.
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I reckon not , ” said Makepeace Smith . “ He ' s good with the horses , but he gets
careless with the forge . Any smith can do shoes , but it takes a real smith to do a
plow blade or a wheel tire , and a knack with horses don ' t help a bit with that .
Alvin knew that Makepeace Smith tried to teach him as little as he could . Even
now Alvin reckoned Makepeace didn ' t know half how much Alvin had learned
himself just by watching when his master didn ' t guess that he was alert .
... and how secondrate his work was , and all the time Makepeace Smith was
lying , all the time he knew Alvin was good . Not till Makepeace was convinced
Alvin had used hidden knackery to do his smithwork , not till now did Makepeace
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