By Daniel Polansky

An exhilarating advent to the realm of the commonly acclaimed Low city trilogy.

Rigus is the best urban within the 13 Lands, a glittering city of towering citadels and magnificent manors, the place bored nobles settle affairs of honor with chilly metal, and sorcerers craft enchantments of ask yourself and majesty.

But mild casts colour, and within the shadow of the spires the baseborn fight, eeking out an life amidst the cast-offs in their betters. this can be Low city, a sprawling warren of part streets and again alleys, of boarded-up home windows and fake storefronts. right here the nook boys do a gradual exchange to the dead-eyed and despairing, and a lifestyles can be purchased with a clipped copper penny.

Low city is an unsightly position, and its champion is an unsightly guy. as soon as a struggle hero and intelligence agent, now against the law lord hooked on affordable violence and dear narcotics, the Warden struggles to keep up a few semblance of order in a nook of the area the place chaos is the usual kingdom.

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