She is the Darkness
The wind whines and howls with bitter breath. Lightning snarls and barks. Rage is an animate force upon the plain of glittering stone. Even shadows are afraid.At the heart of the plain stands a vast grey stronghold, unknown, older than any written memory. One ancient tower has collapsed across... show more
The wind whines and howls with bitter breath. Lightning snarls and barks. Rage is an animate force upon the plain of glittering stone. Even shadows are afraid.At the heart of the plain stands a vast grey stronghold, unknown, older than any written memory. One ancient tower has collapsed across the fissure. From the heart of the fastness comes a great deep slow breath like that of a slumbering world-heart, cracking the olden silence.Death is eternity. Eternity is stone. Stone is silence.Stone cannot speak but stone remembers.So begins the next movement of Glittering Stone....The tale again comes to us from the pen of Murgen, Annalist and Standard Bearer of the Black Company, whose developing powers of travel through space and time give him a perspective like no other.Led by the wily commander, Croaker, and the Lady, the Company is working for the Taglian government, but neither the Company nor the Taglians are overflowing with trust for each other. Arrayed against both is a similarly tenuous alliance of sorcerers, including the diabolical Soulcatcher, the psychotic Howler, and a four-year-old child who may be the most powerful of all.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: July 15th 1998
Publisher: Tor Fantasy
Pages no: 480
Edition language: English
Series: The Chronicles of the Black Company (#8)
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2.5 stars, it would be nice if a villain died without resurrection
I am finally done! It took me forever to read this book...OK, Im going off topic for just a second here...See, I am a Libra, the Cardinal air sign. In most people this doesn't matter, but I seem to be the epitome of a cardinal air sign. I flit around, I have trouble focusing, I always want to be in...