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Guards! Guards!

Guards! Guards! - Terry Pratchett The night watch is the least prestigious of guards units, atracting the misfits of Ankh-Morpork. And now they've got a new recruit. Carrot is a dwarf. Well actually he isn't a dwarf, he was found toddling in the woods near the mine and two dwarfs took him in. He has a birthmark (that looks like a crown) a sword (that is completely not magical, but is very effective) a comanding tone of voice and a certain innocence that seems to bring out the best in the people around him. The night watch is currently faced with an problem, a large problem and it's dragon shaped. it's been summond and is now running riot round the city. This does not go down well with Sam Vimes, the commander of the night watch, who finds it in him to do the right thing, 'cos no flying lizzard sets fire to his city. This book introduces Sam Vimes and the night watch, as well as fleshes out the Patrician. A riotous read, and also an allegory on how youth, ideals and ambition become tarnished by age and experience. But deep down, that youthful idealism is there just waiting for a bit of a polish