The Books of the South (The Chronicles of the Black Company, #3.5-5)

The Books of the South (The Chronicles of the Black Company, #3.5-5) Marching South After The Ghastly Battle At The Tower Of Charm, The Black Company Is Hounded By Shadowy Figures Every Inch Of The Way The Game Is On The Company Versus The Shadowmasters, Deadly Creatures That Deal In Darkness And Sorrow When Hope Dies, There S Still Survival And There S Still The Black Company The Book Of The South Is The Second Omnibus Of Novels From One Of The Greatest Fantasy Epics Of Our Age, Glen Cook S Black Company Series Collecting Shadow Games, Dreams Of Steel, And The Silver Spike. 3.5 stars based on my individual ratings for all three books The heart is stilled but the corpse stumbles on The Company is dead in fact but not in name.And we, O merciless gods, stand witness to the power of names.After decades of fighting in the dark empire of the north, the huge and devastating battle at the Tower of Charm, and the awakening of an ancient ev
Book 4 Shadow Games3.5 StarsWell well well Who would have thought my feelings towards the black company would be overwhelmingly positive Not me that s for sure Books 1 3 left me kind of having a love hate relationship with the series, mainly because i felt the characters were less than developed, Croaker was very sparse with information and the timeline was all wonky Black Company series kinda has a bad rep with most of my friends on GR but i m here to tell you if you can make it out of th Book 4 Shadow Games3.5 StarsWell well well Who would have thought my feelings towards the black company would be overwhelmingly positive Not me that s for sure Books 1 3 left me kind of having a love hate relationship with the series, mainly because i felt the characters were less than developed, Croaker was very sparse with information and the timeline was al
We returned to the river and sailed down to the Second Cataract Faster traffic had carried the word that the boys were back Idon, a bizarre strip of a town, was a ghost city We saw not a dozen souls there Once again we had come to a place where the Black company was remembered That made me uncomfortable What had our forebrethren done down here The Annals went on about the Pastel Wars but did not recall the sort of excesses that would terrify the descendants of the survivors forever.Below We returned to the river and sailed down to the Second Cataract Faster traffic had carried the word that the boys were back Idon, a bizarre strip of a town, was a ghost city We saw not a dozen souls there Once again we had come to a place where the Black company was remembered That made me uncomfortable What had our forebrethren done down here The Annals went on about the Pastel Wars but did not recall the sort of excesses that would terrify the descendants of the survivors forever.Below Idon, while we waited to find a bargemaster with guts enough to take us south, I had Murgen plant the standard Mogaba, as serious as ever, got a ditch dug and our encampment lig
The Silver Spike 4 reviewShadow Games 3 reviewDreams of Steel 5 review Well % This compilation made me angry and sad Not because it was bad, necessarily, but because I d gotten attached to our narrator And then, after the first book, he was narrator no longer But I couldn t stop reading it On the other hand, I don t think I m ready to forgive the author for switching it up on us yet.I m a self stated lover of the first person voice I like getting close to my narrator and following him through his life I can deal with the third person interludes those Well %
The second omnibus both wraps up some loose ends from the end of Book 3 and sets the stage for the Black Company s next adventure.The Silver Spike which follows Raven, Silent, and Darling is probaby the weakest book in the series to me I think this is because as minor characters or seen in brief glimpses during the first 3 books, they work well But on center stage, they have a tendency to falter and can become boring at times Nonetheless, the story itself is pretty good and gives closure to t The second omnibus both wraps up some loose ends from the end of Book 3 and sets the stage for the Black Company s next adventure.The Silver Spike which follows Raven, Silent, and Darling is probaby the weakest book in the series to me I think this is because as
We re going to have such fun The whole world thinks we re dead You can get away with anything when you re dead. Silver spike 3 stars, so in total 3.67 stars From the first page of The Black Company to the last page of the Silver Spike this series has been a rollercoaster I struggled to get into the first book, but then was dragged along, a willing partner in a gang of mercenaries escapades Sometimes it s hard to watch characters change and evolve when we like them from the beginning and it was But, none changed in a way that was out of place or made me feel like they were being driven by the outside force of a writer not totally set on who his From the first page of The Black Company to the last page of the Silver Spike this series has been a rollercoaster I struggled to get into the first book, but then was dragged along, a willing partner in a gang of mercenaries escapades Sometimes it s hard to watch characters change and evolve when we like them from the beginning and it was But, none changed in a way that was out of place or made me feel like they were being driven by the outside force of a writer not totally set on who his characters are The plane was never broken.Like the Chronicles of the Black Company, The Books of the South is three books wrapped into an omnibus edition They were all filled with unexpected twists and left me longing to warn the characters I ve grown attached to The Silver Spike, in the last ten pages or so, fell a little short What happened needed to happen, but how it happened felt a little strained The story though is solid Separately, I may have shorted th
Thus begins the overlong tale of the Black Company s search for their origins as the last of the Free Companies of Khatovar This collection follows up where the first trilogy collected in Chronicles of the Black Company leaves off Twice actually, as the first two books cover the Black Company itself, while the third deals with what happened back North after they left.As I write this I realize that I actually enjoyed the books in this collection nearly as much as the original, it s just that Thus begins the overlong tale of the Black Company s search for their origins as the last of the Free Companies of Khatovar This collection follows up where the first trilogy collected in Chronicles of the Black Company leaves off Twice actually, as the first two books cover the Black Company itself, while the third deals with what happened back North after they left.As I write this I realize that I actually enjoyed the books in

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  • The Books of the South (The Chronicles of the Black Company, #3.5-5)
  • Glen Cook
  • English
  • 01 September 2018
  • 0765320665