Mercenary soldiers in the service of the Lady, the Black Company stands against the rebels of the White Rose. They are tough men, proud of honoring their contracts. The Lady is evil, but so, too, are those who falsely profess to follow the White Rose, reincarnation of a centuries-dead heroine.... show more
Mercenary soldiers in the service of the Lady, the Black Company stands against the rebels of the White Rose. They are tough men, proud of honoring their contracts. The Lady is evil, but so, too, are those who falsely profess to follow the White Rose, reincarnation of a centuries-dead heroine. Yet now some of the Company have discovered that the mute girl they rescued and sheltered is truly the White Rose reborn. Now there may be a path to the light, even for such as they. If they can survive it.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: 1990-04-15
Publisher: Tor Books
Pages no: 319
Edition language: English
Series: The Chronicles of the Black Company (#2)
People who read my rants called reviews know I love criticizing blurbs. This time I will be gentle. The blurb for this book has nothing to do with the book contents. These two are as different from each other as a recent Harvard graduate and a prehistoric human; I mean they are both homo sapience sp...
The continuing saga of the Black Company, a group of mercenaries who will have been hired by The Lady, an undead ruler whose evil is possibly preferential to that of her trapped-in-his-grave husband, The Dominator.Shadows Linger explores the everyday evil of human existence, through the person of Sh...
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This series focuses on the exploits of a mercenary company (the black company) that at the start of the first book gets roped into serving a force of evil. We then follow said company through the eyes of its annalist as they fulfill their tour. The first thing that stood out to me was the disjoint...