A Dance of Cloaks (Shadowdance, Book 1) by David Dalglish

By David Dalglish

Fable writer David Dalglish spins a story of retribution and darkness, and an underworld attaining for final power...

Thren Felhorn is the best murderer of his time. Marshalling the thieves' guilds less than his keep an eye on, he publicizes struggle opposed to the Trifect, an allegiance of rich and robust nobles. Aaron Felhorn has been groomed on the grounds that beginning to be Thren's inheritor. despatched to kill the daughter of a clergyman, Aaron in its place hazards his personal existence to guard her from the wrath of his guild. In doing so, he glimpses an international past poison, daggers, and the iron keep watch over of his father.Guilds twist and switch, buying and selling allegiances for survival. The Trifect weakens, its popularity damaged, its cash dwindling. The avid gamers take facets because the conflict nears its finish, and Thren places in movement a plan to execute enormous quantities. in basic terms Aaron can cease the bloodbath and safeguard these he loves...

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