When Alias crosses swords with the underlings of the cunning, heartless lord of Westgate's criminal guild, known only as The Faceless, he wovs to destroy her.
Accepting the challenge to rid Westgate of the maleficent Night Masks, Alias gathers old allies and new: the saurial paladin Dragonbait, the halfling Olive Ruskettle, the street performer Jamal, the sage Mintassan, and the charismatic Victor Dhostar, son of Westgate's governing official.
Yet eves as she thwarts the nefarious efforts of the Night Masks, Alias becomes ever more entangled in the web woven by The Faceless, a web whose silken strands are spun from intrigue, political machinations – and murder.
Masquerades is tenth in an open-ended series of novels focusing on the Harpers, the secret organization for Good in the FORGOTTEN REALMS fantasy world.
Jeff Grubb (born 1957) is an author and game designer. He has worked on a number of computer and role-playing games and has written a number of successful novels, short stories and comics. His credits include Forgotten Realms: The Finder's Stone Trilogy with his wife, Kate Novak, the Spelljammer and the Jakandor campaign settings, and, more recently, the computer games Guild Wars Nightfall.
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