By C. J. Cherryh
Within the wake of civil battle, Bren Cameron, the intense human diplomat of the alien atevi civilization, has left the capital and sought shelter at his state property, Najida. yet now he's trapped inside of Najida-which has been surrounded by means of enemies- with the strong grandmother of his best friend, Tabiniaiji, atevi chief of the Western organization. Ilisidi, the aiji-dowager, isn't really susceptible to be passive and sends Bren into enemy territory, to the palace of the chief of the rebels.
Bren's project is to barter with Machigi-a younger atevi lord who hasn't ever really noticeable a human-and someway convince him to stop his adverse activities opposed to the west. Is Bren a smart sufficient negotiator to stick alive, and never alienate Ilisidi or Tabini, whereas additionally representing the pursuits in their enemy?
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Betrayer (Foreigner, Book 12) by C. J. Cherryh