Twilight Watch: Book Three (Night Watch)

By Sergei Lukyanenko

The 3rd publication in Sergei Lukyanenko's darkish and exciting evening Watch series—a visionary mix of city fable and riveting mystery, set in modern Moscow

Night Watch and Day Watch printed the "Others," an historic race of supernatural beings—magicians, shape-shifters, vampires, and healers—who stay between us and swear allegiance to both the darkish or the sunshine. For a millennium, those rivals have coexisted in an uneasy truce, guarding one another and tottering close to war.

In Twilight Watch, the Others face their maximum possibility but. An historical booklet of spells with the facility to show traditional people into Others has fallen into the inaccurate arms, threatening to ruin the precarious stability among the forces of Darkness and lightweight. Now the evening Watch and the Day Watch needs to cooperate to forestall the perpetrator. Anton, the hero from Night Watch, is again, but if the renegade different seems to be towards domestic than he anticipated, the race to avoid worldwide warfare turns into extra pressing than ever. And as Anton will get in the direction of studying the real nature of the Others, he starts to query how a lot of a distinction there actually is among the darkish and the Light.

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Divide and guard ... " I whispered, bringing up the evening Watch's major catchword. "That's correct. Divide and guard, now not humans from darkish Ones, yet humans from Others typically. " I laughed. I appeared up into the evening sky and laughed, remembering myself while i used to be a bit more youthful, jogging alongside a gloomy road to a rendezvous with vampires. With a passionate center, fresh fingers, and a funky, empty head . . . "We've talked such a lot of instances approximately what the variation is among us and the darkish Ones ... " Svetlana stated in a low voice.

Kostya, taking a look crimson and clean, used to be chewing a salami sandwich. The pointer was once rotating. No switch in any respect. I acquired dressed up there at the bunk and jumped down. i might came upon a tiny piece of cleaning soap within the package deal of bedclothes, and that was once the single merchandise of non-public hygiene I had. "Here," Kostya muttered, relocating a plastic bag over towards me. "I picked up a number of things... in Tambov ... " The bag contained a pack of disposable razors, an aerosol can of Gillette shaving cream, a toothbrush, and a tube of recent Pearl toothpaste.

Monday. 8 within the morning," the boss acknowledged triumphantly. "And now what? Are we going to sit down and watch the monitor for twelve hours? " "Oh, that is right," I exclaimed, pretending to be upset. "I by no means considered that. " "We press a key . . . no, this one right here . . . And now what can we have? " the picture began flickering speedily. "What? " I requested, as though i would by no means designed an identical type of process for our workplace. "Movement seek! " the boss declared solemnly. We had our first taker at nine-thirty within the morning.

The lady sitting in entrance folks used to be now not easily guilty-she should were dragged to the tribunal on a rope and stoned alongside the best way. A urban at the moon? ok, if we did not have a urban at the moon, shall we do with out it. yet even our usual towns have been slightly alive, and the whole international was once nonetheless cautious people . . . "Poor thing," stated Svetlana. "Did you endure much? " at the start i assumed she used to be mocking Arina. The witch concept an identical. "Are you sympathizing or scoffing? " she requested. "Sympathizing," Svetlana responded.

And the hex went via it that approach. A crafty hoodoo, gradual and thorough. and never a unmarried registered different for 100 miles round. I moved into the little village and began trying to find the evildoer ... " "Did they truly paintings that completely again then? " I requested, surprised. "Sending in a watchman for the sake of a few peasant and his livestock? " Semyon smiled. "I did every kind of labor again then. This peasant's son used to be an different, and he requested us to step in to assist his father-he nearly made himself a noose out of that rope ...

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