The Assassin: Surrounded by dark elves, Artemis Entreri tightens his grip on the streets of Calimport. While he urges caution, his black-skinned sponsor grows ever more ambitious. The assassin will soon find himself on a path his most hated enemy has walked before him - a path that leads to a place where someone like Entreri would never be welcome. The Drow: Jarlaxle has ascended from dark Menzoberranzan with only evil intentions. The malevolent Crystal Shard’s influence on him intensifies until even the drow agents he brought with him grow fearful.
well paced. great narration. entertaining characters. Salvatore writes action sequences as good as anyone, always has. and this book is full of them
Human assassin Artemis Entreri and his dark elf companion Jarlaxle have come to the demon-haunted wastelands of the frozen north at the request of their dragon patron. It doesn’t take long for them to find themselves caught in the middle of a struggle between powerful forces that would like nothing more than to see them both dead...or worse. But Entreri and Jarlaxle aren’t just any wandering sellswords, and the ancient evils and bitter blood-feuds of the wild Bloodstone Lands may have finally met their match.
started off a bit slow I was wondering if I was even going to enjoy it, but it picked up and continued accelerating all the way till the end a good fr..Show More »om the original story« Show Less
A cold and emotionless killer for whom every soul has a price, even his own, embarks on a path to find out just how high that price can be. A dark elf of limitless guile dares to challenge a king, and carve for himself a place in the inhospitable World Above.