Return of the Crimson Guard

Return of the Crimson Guard

Ian C. Esslemont

Book 2.0 of Novels of the Malazan Empire

language: English

Publisher: Bantam Press

Publishing date: Oct 15, 2008

Words: 276131
Pages: 1122


The returning mercenary Crimson Guard are sworn to oppose the Empire. Some elite Avowed scheme to open paths to power. Ascendants, ancient powerful entities, seek to exploit all sides for gain. "Traveller", a swordsman, and his companion Ereko, confront successive enemies until the last from which none have returned. "Old Hands", generals and mages from the previous Emperor, direct civil war. But Empress Laseen may draw out survivors for final elimination.