, striding away without looking back. He brushed past the watching
bridgemen and stepped up to the lip of the chasm, clasping his hands to his
forearms behind his back, feet spread. It wasnt dangerous, so long as he
stood far down from the bridge. The Par
that. Sadeass soldiers had noticed. Many saw it as bridgemen behaving
above their station. A few, however, seemed to respect Bridge Four for the
display. He knew there were rumors about him because of the storm; these
were adding to those.
Bridge Four fol
Its not going to be a trouble to you, Kaladin said quietly. Just send
the boy to my squad. Accept your payment. Stay quiet. He pulled out a
pouch of spheres.
Maybe I dont want to sell him, Gare said, turning back.
Youre not selling him. Youre transferring
Larn, who had been fighting at his side. Kaladin ducked past a spear thrust
by an enemy, dashing over the stony ground, hopping corpses.
Cenn had been knocked to the ground, spear raised. An enemy soldier
slammed his weapon down.
Kaladin blocked the b
He made his way to the front ranks, spotting his men right where hed
told them to go. Dallet, Kaladin called, as he trotted over to the
mountainous spearman who was the squads sergeant. Were soon going to
have a new recruit. I need you to He trailed off.
safer therefar more soldiers, but fewer battles. So Kaladin wanted to
get his squad there as soon as possible.
He conferred with Dallet, picking a place to hold. Eventually, the horns
Kaladins squad charged.
Wheres the boy? Kaladin said, yanking his
he didnt intend to return. There had been no reply.
Ven was the chief of the surgeons, a tall man with a bulbous nose and a
long face. He stood watching as his apprentices folded bandages. Kaladin
had once idly considered getting wounded so he could join
The camp was a bedlam of soldiers hurrying about in last-minute
preparations. More and more companies were gathering at the line, and
Kaladin could see the enemy lining up on the shallow ridge across the field
to the west.
The enemy. That was what they we
of being a squadleader. Gare had beefy forearms and a thick black
beard, though hed lost a large section of scalp on the right side of his head.
He was followed by two of his sergeantsNalem and Korabet.
Kaladin, Gare said. Stormfather, man! Why are you pe
bridge run, looked toward Kaladin, exhausted but excited. He smiled at
them. As a squadleader those months in Amarams army, hed learned that
praise should be honest, but it should never be withheld.
We need to work on that set-down, Kaladin said. But over
Bridge Four ran by. A month ago, Gaz wouldnt have believed this
possible. A group of bridgemen, practicing? And all it seemed to have cost
Kaladin was a few bribes of food and some empty promises that he would
That shouldnt have been enough.
, across his neck, over his arm, in and out of jabs and swings. Though it
had been months since hed even held a weapon, his muscles knew what to
do. It was as if the spear itself knew what to do.
Tension melted away, frustration melted away, and his body
He snapped the spear back into place, holding the haft at the onequarter position, spearhead down, bottom of the haft tucked underneath his
arm, end rising back behind his head. He breathed in deeply, shivering.
Oh, how Ive missed that.
He opened his eyes
Never held a spear in his life. Maybe if hed never picked up that first
spear, none of this would have happened.
He felt the smooth wood, slick with rainwater, memories jumbling in his
head. Training to forget, training to get vengeance, training to learn
caught in the storm, then.
Yeah, Teft said.
Though, Teft, Rock added, it would give you bath, which you very
Hey, Teft grumbled. Is that a comment on how I smell?
No, Rock said. Is comment on what I have to smell. Sometimes, I am
front gates of the complex and leaping through, throwing himself of
the long steps leading down from his enclave. He exulted, grinning as he
hung in the air, then slammed to the ground. The force cracked the stone
beneath him, and he crouched into the imp
rerebraces and vambraces for his arms. Already, he could feel the strength of
the Plate surging through him.
We wouldnt have to use the smaller bridges for the assault, Teleb
said. Just for getting to the contested plateau.
Wed still have to bring the chu
For the same reason, Sadeas wont risk acting against us. Hell see.
Horns suddenly sounded outside, their deep, resounding calls echoing.
Dalinar and Renarin froze. Parshendi spotted on the Plains. A second set came.
Twenty-third plateau of the sec
decoy idea was Sadeass planhe put on one of Gavilars robes and fled
in Gavilars place. It was suicide, what he did. Wearing no Plate, making a
Shardbearer assassin chase him. I honestly think it was one of the bravest
things Ive ever known a man to do.
You havent. Ive always wondered about that night.
Brother, follow the Codes tonight. There is something strange upon
the winds. Thats what he said to me, the last thing he told me just before
we began the treaty-signing celebration.
I didnt realize that U
Vun Makak send they dont eat her out of home, Ishikk said,
continuing on his way. Or infect her with their constant worries.
Sun and tides send it! Thaspic said with a chuckle, continuing on.
Maibs house was near the center of the village. Ishikk wasnt su
Two clearmarks a day, Gaz said, scowling at him and rubbing his neck. So a
slave would make half that. One diamond mark. A pittance, but Kaladin
would need it. Hed also need to keep Gaz in line. Ill start taking my
wages, Kaladin said, but you get to keep
He couldnt be that man againhe couldnt erase the scarsbut he
could learn from that man, as a new squadleader learned from the
victorious generals of the past. Kaladin Stormblessed was dead, but Kaladin
Bridgeman was of the same blood. A descendant with po
The Purelake was life itself. Once, this land had been claimed by a king.
Sela Tales, the nation had been called, one of the Epoch Kingdoms. Well,
they could name it what they wanted, but Nu Ralik knew that the boundaries
of nature were far more important
How do you know? Teft asked, rubbing his bearded chin.
Because were bridgemen, Kaladin said, standing. Every day is hard.
Teft hesitated, then smiled faintly. Kelek knows thats true.
Kaladin left him, moving down the line of huddled figures. He visited
He cut off with a gagging noise as Kaladin lunged forward, grabbing Gaz by
the neck. Gaz lifted an arm in surprise, but Kaladin batted it away and swept
the mans legs out from under him, slamming him down to the rocky ground,
throwing up a splash of water
scientists were so excited to discover facts that farmers had known for
generations and generations?
Kaladin watched the drops of water streaking down toward oblivion in
the crevasse. Little suicidal jumpers. Thousands upon thousands of them.
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Male Dominant Shots and Camera Angles
By: Ikerion Hart
In many countries where cinema has been produced, there has been
an ongoing debate on the male and female role in cinema. The
assumption that men have a more active, dominant role was made