Some feel the Lady, newly risen from centuries in thrall, stands between humankind and evil. Some feel she is evil itself. The hardbitten men of the Black Company take their pay and do what they must, burying their doubts with their dead.

Until the prophesy: The White Rose has been reborn, somewhere, to embody good once more.

There must be a way for the Black Company to find her...

My own rate

Release date: May 1984
Genres: fantasy > dark fantasy
Tags: military
Average rating: 7.82/10
Total ratings: 58
Updated 2017-01-16


10/10 FrankT 2011-06-23
In my opinion, THE BLACK COMPANY (and the series that follows) is one of the ten best works in all of fantasy fiction. I don't say that lightly, but Cook's deft characterizations and unflinching look at combat are seldom matched. Forget winsome ... Read more