The Fifth Ward: First Watch
A watchman of the Yenara City guard has gone missing. The culprit could be any of the usual suspects: drug-dealing orcs, mind-controlling elves, uncooperative mages, or humans being typical humans.It's up to two reluctant partners -- Rem, a hungover miscreant who joins the Watch to pay off his... show more
A watchman of the Yenara City guard has gone missing. The culprit could be any of the usual suspects: drug-dealing orcs, mind-controlling elves, uncooperative mages, or humans being typical humans.It's up to two reluctant partners -- Rem, a hungover miscreant who joins the Watch to pay off his bail, and Torval, a maul-wielding dwarf who's highly unimpressed with the untrained and weaponless Rem -- to uncover the truth and catch the murderer loose in their fair city."A brilliant premise, wonderfully told. A city that breathes, and heroes you can't help but root for." -- Nicholas Eames, author of Kings of the Wyld"A glorious tour through fantasy's seamier side. A wilder ride than Middle Earth, and you'll love every minute of it!" -- Jon Hollins, author of the Dragon Lords series
Publish date: 2017-07-11
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
I read a blurb about this book where it said that it reminded the reader of an episode of the TV show Hill Street Blues. And I think I must agree. The story is told through the eyes of Rem, a young man of noble blood new to the city of Yenara. He's left home - I believe he's a younger son - and I c...
Eine Mischung aus „Herr der Ringe“ und „Lethal Weapon“ – so beschreibt Dale Lucas seinen Roman „First Watch“. Der Auftakt der Reihe „The Fifth Ward“ vereint die Action eines Cop Buddy – Films mit den klassisch-epischen Elementen eines High Fantasy – Schmökers. Ich verrate euch ein Geheimnis: ich lie...
This is a light hearted buddy copy meets police procedural. Oh yeah, it's set in a fantasy world. Sound fun? It's worth a look.
Dark Fantasy meets The Guards in Ankh Morpork. With a lot of grit and moments of savagery this is an interesting, gritty, quite realistic view of policing in a fantasy world where everything is made more complicated by all the complex relationship with the different races. Rem is running from the ...