Its been two years since Kirito entered another mysterious fantasy world and met the boy named Eugeo. At the Northern Centoria Master Swordsmanship Academy, the two of them have advanced to become upper rank trainee swordsmen. Now they spend their days training, aiming to one day earn the rank of Integrity Knight, the greatest peacekeepers in the human world. Soon, appropriate for their new ranks, both Kirito and Eugeo are assigned apprentices and they all deepen their bonds while perfecting their bodies and minds.
This collection of increasingly complex paper planes was a lot of fun. You need to be happy to print the pages to maximise the book. There were 5 different planes and 8 different designs within that.Each page allows you to colour in the pictures and you then fold them according to the instructions to make a variety of paper planes.
With striking originality and precision, Eden Robinson, the Giller-shortlisted author of the classic Monkey Beach and winner of the Writers Trust Engel/Findley Award, blends humour with heartbreak in this compelling coming-of-age novel. Everyday teen existence meets indigenous beliefs, crazy family dynamics, and cannibalistic river otter . The exciting first novel in her trickster trilogy.Everyone knows a guy like Jared: the burnout kid in high school who sells weed cookies and has a scary mom whos often wasted and wielding some kind of weapon.
A catalog of horrific evil, from the 1st century AD to the present day evil is a fact of life. We can see it, not only in the reigns of Stalin & Hitler, but also in everyday crimes like murder, rape & assault--quite apart from the millions of lives brutalized by political or religious oppression, poverty, disease & starvation. One factor unites the 16 featured in this book & the evil acts they committed: they all had unlimited power over the people whose lives they controlled. Their reigns a terror cover a time-span of nearly 2000 years, from the rule of Caligula over the Roman Empire starting in 37AD, to the genocide of educated Cambodians under Pol Pot during the 1980s. Motivated by power, religion, political belief or by sadism & lust, sometimes by insanity, theyve become bywords for terror.IntroductionCaligula, the schizophrenic emperorNero, fifth emperor of Rome Attila the Hun, the storm from the eastKing John, a callous, cold-hearted monarchTorquemada, the Spanish inquisitor Prince Vlad Dracula, the impaler Francisco Pizarro, conqueror of the IncasBloody Mary I, a Catholic queen in a Protestant countryIvan IV, The terrible, tsar of all the Russias Elizabeth, Countess Bathory, Countess Dracula Rasputin, the mad monk who brought down a dynastyJosef Stalin, a 20th-century tyrant Adolf Hitler, father of the final solution Ilse Koch, the bitch of Buchenwald Pol Pot, architect of genocide Idi Amin, the butcher of East AfricaBibliography.
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In the early 1900s, teenaged Sunja, the adored daughter of a crippled fisherman, falls for a wealthy stranger at the seashore near her home in Korea. He promises her the world, but when she discovers she is pregnant--and that her lover is married--she refuses to be bought. Instead, she accepts an offer of marriage from a gentle, sickly minister passing through on his way to Japan.