By Ian C. Esslemont
This followup to Ian C. Esslemont's Blood and Bone is bound to please Malazan fans.
Tens of hundreds of thousands of years of ice is melting, and the land of Assail, lengthy a byword for threat and inaccessibility, is ultimately yielding its secrets and techniques. stories of gold came upon within the region's north move in each waterfront dive and sailor's tavern, and now numerous adventurers and fortune-seekers have set sail looking for riches. a majority of these adventurers need to advisor them are legends and garbled stories of the hazards that lie in wait -- adverse coasts, fields of ice, impassable boundaries and weird, terrifying creatures. yet all money owed concur that the folks of the north meet all trespassers with the sword. And past are rumoured to lurk Elder monsters out of history's very beginnings.
Into this turmoil ventures the mercenary corporation, the purple safeguard. now not drawn by means of agreement, yet through the promise of solutions: solutions to mysteries that Shimmer, moment in command, wonders should still also be sought. Arriving additionally, a part of an uneasy alliance of Malazan fortune-hunters and Letherii soldiery, comes the bard Fisher kel Tath. And with him is a Tiste Andii who was once came across washed ashore and can't be mindful his earlier existence, but who instructions way more energy than he rather should still. additionally venturing north is related to be a strong champion, a guy who as soon as fought for the Malazans, the bearer of a sword that slays gods: Whiteblade.
And finally, a ways to the south, a lady guards the shore expecting either her allies and her enemies. Silverfox, newly incarnated Summoner of the timeless military of the T'lan Imass, will do whatever to prevent the renewal of an ages-old campaign which can lay waste to the whole continent and past.
Casting mild on mysteries spanning the Malazan empire, and delivering a glimpse of the storied and epic background that formed it, "Assail" is the ultimate bankruptcy within the epic tale of the Empire of Malaz.
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