In which Vlad Taltos finds himself, much to his surprise, at the fateful Battle of Baritt's Tomb Marching through mud just isn't as much fun as they say. After years of surviving in Adrilankha by practicing the trade I know best--killing people for a living--suddenly I'm in the last place any self-respecting assassin wants to be: the army. Worse, I'm right in the middle of a apocalyptic battle between two sorcerous armies, and everyone expects me to play a role they won't explain. All I've got between me and the worst kind of death is my wits. Oh, and a smart-mouthed winged lizard...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Herenya - LibraryThing
In publication order - that's what I'm reading these books in - this comes after Orca. But the main events take place before Yendi but are narrated by Vlad just after Yendi, making it either the ... Read full review
DRAGONUser Review - Kirkus
First hardcover appearance for Brust's established paperback fantasy series featuring the assassin Vlad Taltos, although several of his other yarns are set in the same fantasy world (Five Hundred ... Read full review