By David Dalglish
From USA Today bestselling writer David Dalglish
It's been 5 lengthy years because the urban discovered to fear...
In e-book #2 of the Shadowdance sequence, the battle among the thief guilds and the strong allegiance often called the Trifect has slowly diminished. Now purely the mysterious Haern is left to salary his deepest conflict opposed to the guilds within the guise of the Watcher - a vicious killer who is aware no limits. but if the son of Alyssa Gemcroft, one of many 3 leaders of the Trifect, is thought murdered, the slaughter starts anew. Mercenaries flood the streets with one target in brain: locate and kill the Watcher.
Peace or destruction; each struggle should have its end.
Fantasy writer David Dalglish spins a story of retribution and darkness, and an underworld attaining for final power.
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And was well pleased by it. 17 Roland . . Sasha . . Peter . . Thomas. Now there is only one more we must speak of, isn't there? Now there is only the shadowy fifth. The time has come to speak of Flagg, as dreadful as that may be. Sometimes the people of Delain called him Flagg the Hooded; sometimes simply the dark man-for, in spite of his white corpse's face, he was a dark man indeed. They called him well preserved, but they used the term in a way that was uneasy rather than complimentary.
Thomas gasped. "Oh, that's nothing! Look over here! " He showed Thomas a pile of booty from the encounter with the Anduan pirates some twelve years ago. The Delain Treasury was rich, the few treasure-room clerks old, and this particular heap hadn't been sorted yet. Thomas gasped at heavy swords with jeweled hilts, daggers with blades that had been crusted with serrated diamonds so they would cut deeper, heavy killballs made of rhodochrosite. " Thomas asked in an awed voice. "It all belongs to your father," Flagg replied, although Thomas had actually been correct.
Just as the magician had promised. By the light of Flagg's magic finger-flare, he could also see they were in a secret passage which was about twenty-five feet long. Walls, floor, and ceiling were covered with ironwood boards. He couldn't see the far end very well, but it looked perfectly blank. He could still hear the muffled barking of the dogs. "When I said be quick, I meant it," Flagg said. He bent over Thomas, a vague, looming shadow that was, in this darkness, rather batlike itself. Thomas drew back a step, uneasily.
A Dance of Blades (Shadowdance, Book 2) by David Dalglish