Usage examples of "slanter".
If Slanter had found the Elfstones in his tunic, the lie was already discovered and he was finished.
For two days he had had ample opportunity to observe Slanter, and he was as puzzled by the Gnome now as he had been when he had first conversed with him that night following his capture.
When the ropes had again been secured, Slanter moved back in front of him.
Silently he berated himself for not seizing the opportunity Slanter had presented him with the night before when he had agreed to free him from his bonds.
He started to turn toward the pool again, thirsty for a drink of the water, but Slanter blocked his way.
If worse came to worst, he could always chew his way through the ropes, Slanter suggested blackly.
Wordlessly, the Weapons Master nodded to Slanter, and the Gnome turned back.
In a daze, he saw Slanter standing where he had stood, short sword drawn, swinging wildly at the massive creature that reached down for him.
The clawed hands reached for the fragments caught in its throat, dropping Slanter back to the earth.
With one hand fastened securely on his collar, he pulled the Valeman into the trees, and Slanter followed hurriedly after.
But Slanter was a garrulous fellow, and his uncommunicative posture was disquieting.
The Valeman was by no means satisfied that he understood what it was that had persuaded the Weapons Master to aid either Slanter or himself, but it was obvious he would learn nothing more this night.
Jair to remember that Slanter had gone in search of wood and not yet returned.
He was still a bit worried about Slanter, but he guessed that Garet Jax was right when he said the Gnome could look out for himself.
Silver River, lost in the shadows of an old willow, Slanter was thinking, too.