Protector

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Daw Books, 2013 - Fiction - 384 pages
51 Reviews
It's coming up on Cajeiri's birthday. The boy has been promised he can have the young human children he knew from his voyage sent down from the space station for a two week stay.

But there's far a darker business going on in the background--a major split compromising the Assassins' Guild, which furnishes security and law enforcement to the whole continent. Tabini's consort's own father has been barred from court, and may be involved in a new conspiracy against him.

For safety reasons, Tabini wants Bren and Ilisidi to take charge of Cajeiri, and protect him and his young guests. They themselves are very likely targets of whatever's going on, no question of it. So is Cajeiri. But having the targets separated and contained is an advantage.

It's Bren's responsibility to entertain the guests, keep the security problem secret...and let a lonely eight-year-old prince reestablish his controversial relationship with the only other children he's ever met...inside the best security they can manage.

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Review: Protector (Foreigner #14)

User Review  - Nicole Luiken - Goodreads

It's always great to read another book in CJ Cherryh's atevi series. (I think this is book 14) Complicated politics, high tension and good action scenes told from the POV of Bren Cameron, a human ... Read full review

Review: Protector (Foreigner #14)

User Review  - Viridian5 - Goodreads

Cajeiri's ninth birthday is coming up, and he's been promised that his human space station friends can come down to the planet to spend it with him, something he's been looking forward to for a long ... Read full review

About the author (2013)

Of all science fiction writers there is none more highly respected than the brilliant, prolific C.J. Cherryh. Cherryh has written over fifty novels, has won three Hugo Awards, both in the novel and the short story categories, and has frequently appeared on both the Hugo Award ballot and the Nebula Award ballot.

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