Shadows Linger (The Black Company #2) - Glen Cook8.36

Mercenary soldiers in the service of the Lady, the Black Company stands against the rebels of the White Rose. They are tough men, proud of honoring their contracts.

The Lady is evil, but so, too, are those who falsely profess to follow the White Rose, reincarnation of a centuries-dead heroine. Yet now some of the Company have discovered that the mute girl they rescued and sheltered is truly the White Rose reborn.

Now there may be a path to the light, even for such as they. If they can survive it.

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Release date: October 1984
Genres: fantasydark fantasy
Tags: military
Average rating: 8.36/10
Total ratings: 30
Updated January 16, 2017

The Black Company :: Series

The series follows an elite mercenary unit, The Black Company, last of the Free Companies of Khatovar, through roughly forty years of its approximately four hundred year history. Cook mixes fantasy with military fiction in gritty, down-to-earth portrayals of the Company\'s chief personalities and its struggles.

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