By Alex Marshall
"It was once all going so well, correct up till the massacre."
Twenty years in the past, feared normal Cobalt Zosia led her 5 villainous captains and mercenary military into conflict, wrestling monsters and toppling an empire. whilst there have been not more titles to win and not more worlds to overcome, she retired and gave up her legend to history.
Now the peace she carved for herself has been shattered through the unprovoked slaughter of her village. looking bloody vengeance, Zosia heads for conflict once again, yet to discover justice she needs to confront grudge-bearing enemies, once-loyal allies, and an unknown military that marches below a well-recognized banner.
Five villains. One mythical basic. a last quest for vengeance.
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She fell silent as a pair of serving women approached up the hallway carrying a large wicker laundry basket with neatly folded bed linens bulging from the top. Pevara sighed. It had seemed so encouraging, at the start. Terrifying and nearly overwhelming, too, yet they had appeared to be making a good beginning. Talene had only known the name of one other Black sister actually in the Tower at present, but once Atuan had been kidnapped—Pevara would have liked to think of it as an arrest, yet she could not when they seemed to be violating half of Tower Law and a good many strong customs besides—once Atuan was safely in hand, she had soon been induced to surrender the names of her heart: Karale Sanghir, a Domani Gray, and Marris Thornhill, an Andoran Brown.