The Black Company by Glen CookIt chronicles: the last days of the Black Company 's service to the Syndic of Beryl on the northern coast of the southern continent ; the new arrangement with their next employer Soulcatcher who brought them on their fateful journey across the Sea of Torments ; and, several months of their campaigns and special missions in the Lady's Empire , up to and including the sprawling, bloody Battle of Charm. The novel was first published in May , and was quickly followed by its planned sequel Shadows Linger that same year. The interquel Port of Shadows — which was published about 35 years after the Books of the North — revealed many "lost" events that took place between The Black Company and Shadows Linger. Regarding Keith Berdak 's artwork for the cover of the first edition, Glen Cook revealed in a interview external link that it was not originally planned but rather was selected during a chance encounter:. The first book opens in the Jewel City of Beryl , where the Black Company is in service as bodyguards for to the Syndic , the city's ruler. The Annalist and physician of the Black Company, Croaker , is curing one of his Company brothers for poisoning and questions him for places that he has been eating outside their barracks.
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But downloar action, and I got caught up in the story around the midpoint of the novel, carol. I don't need the book to change my life Jun 08. What members say Average Customer Ratings Overall!
A common complaint about this book is that it is not descriptive enough. Show More. You kill them same as you kill anything else. The only real problem I had was an infrequent lack of clarity.
But in the shadows lurks someone still more ambitious and deadly. His performance and delivery did justice to the dry wit and cynicism contained within the story. Personally I just put it down to the fact that it was written in the 80s and we've moved on. Marc Vietor perfectly embodied Croaker, the main character. Which made any attempts at resolution confounding because I didn't know where we were headed so it had no impact when we got there.
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