Dreams of Steel (Chronicles of the Black Company, Book 5) by Glen Cook

By Glen Cook

Dreams of Steel is ebook five in Glen Cook's fable masterpiece, The Chronicles of the Black Company.

Croaker has fallen and, following the Company's disastrous defeat at Dejagore, girl is likely one of the few survivors—determined to avenge the corporate and herself opposed to the Shadowmasters, it doesn't matter what the cost.

But in assembling a brand new combating strength from the dregs and rabble of Taglios, she unearths herself provided aid by way of a mysterious, old cult of murder—competent, trustworthy, and it seems that devoted to her goals.

Meanwhile, far-off, Shadowmasters conspire opposed to each other and the realm, weaving darkish spells that stretch into the guts of Taglios. And in a hidden grove, a well-known determine slowly awakens to discover himself the captive of an lively, headless corpse.

Mercilessly slicing via Taglian intrigues, girl seems to be turning out to be more suitable each day. All that disturbs her are the goals which afflict her by means of night—dreams of carnage, of destruction, of common loss of life, unceasing...

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