By Glen Cook
"Let me let you know who i'm, at the likelihood that those scribblings do survive....I am Murgen, ordinary bearer of the Black corporation, although I endure the disgrace of getting misplaced that ordinary in conflict. i'm preserving those Annals simply because Croaker is lifeless. One-Eye won't, and infrequently an individual else can learn or write. i'll be your consultant for besides the fact that lengthy it takes the Shadowlanders to strength our current main issue to its inevitable end..."
So writes Murgen, pro veteran of the Black corporation. the corporate has taken the castle of Stormgard from the evil Shadowlanders, lords of darkness from the a long way reaches of the earth. Now the ready begins.
Exhausted from the siege, beset by way of sorcery, and greatly outnumbered, the corporate have risked their souls in addition to their lives to carry their prize. yet this is often the top of an age, and nice forces are at paintings. the traditional race often called the Nyueng Bao swear that historical gods are stirring. the Company's commander has long gone mad and flirts with the forces of darkness. in basic terms Murgen, touched via a spell that has set his soul adrift in time, starts ultimately to understand the darkish layout that has made pawns of guys and god alike.
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Extra resources for Bleak Seasons (Chronicles of the Black Company, Book 6)
That war, extinguished three thousand years before, had somehow ignited once again, and was burning uncontrolled through the world. Kahlan feared to think of the central—if inadvertent—part she and Richard had played in making it possible. Jennsen leaned in, as if looking for some thread of hope. " Richard let out a tired sigh. " With a finger, Jennsen rolled a pebble around in a small circle, leaving a tiny rut in the dust. "All of those things about me being a pillar of Creation, being the break in the link of the gift, makes me feel somehow...
We have to learn how to build shelter. We balance the value of one thing against another and trade goods to exchange what we've made for what we need that others have made or grown or built or woven or hunted. "We balance what we need with what we know of the realities of the world. We balance what we want against our rational self-interest, not against fulfilling a momentary impulse, because we know that our long-term survival requires it. " "But people also act out of shortsighted selfishness, greed, and lust for power.
That journey had eventually brought them to be husband and wife seemed more astonishing than anything she would ever have dared dream. Women like her—Confessors—dared not dream of love. Because of Richard, she had dared and had gained it. Kahlan shuddered to think of the terrible times she had feared he was dead, or worse. There had been so many times she had ached to be with him, to simply feel his warm touch, or to even be granted the mercy of knowing he was safe. Jennsen glanced at Richard and Kahlan to see that neither took Cara's admonition as anything but fond heckling.
Bleak Seasons (Chronicles of the Black Company, Book 6) by Glen Cook