"Not all those who wander are lost."
-J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring
"Never run from anything immortal. It attracts their attention."
-Peter S. Beagle, The Last Unicorn
"Morning is wonderful. Its only drawback is that it comes at such an inconvenient time of day."
-Glen Cook, Sweet Silver Blues
“People would far rather be handed an easy lie than search for a difficult truth, especially if it suits their own purposes."
-Joe Abercrombie, Last Argument of Kings
"Friends can betray you, but with an old enemy, you always know where you stand."
-Raymond E. Feist, Krondor: The Betrayal
"Half of seeming clever is keeping your mouth shut at the right times."
-Patrick Rothfuss, The Wise Man's Fear
"Fortunately, where reason failed, blind panic served well enough."
-N.K. Jemisin, The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms
"Darkness shields as much as it threatens."
-R. Scott Bakker, The Judging Eye
"So there's an iPhone app for fighting zombies. Interesting.”
-Amelia Beamer, The Loving Dead
“Twenty percent? What am I, your waiter? I got you five vampires, not a BLT.”
-Richard Kadrey, Kill the Dead
“I'm steel-toed boots in a ballet-slipper world.”
-Richard Kadrey, Sandman Slim
“Love is a tempestuous mistress. And none of us shall ever master her.”
-Lisa Ann Sandell, Song of the Sparrow
“His head was an hour-glass; it could stow an idea, but it had to do it a grain at a time, not the whole idea at once.”
-Mark Twain, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
“Why is it that what we do know can save us, but what we don't know can kill us?”
-T.A. Barron, Ultimate Magic
“Fairy Tales always have a happy ending.” “That depends... on whether you are Rumpelstiltskin or the Queen.”
-Jane Yolen, Briar Rose
“There's really nothing quite like someone's wanting you dead to make you want to go on living.”
-Roger Zelazny, This Immortal
“A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge.”
-George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones
"Can a man still be brave if he's afraid?" "That is the only time a man can be brave."
-George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones
“Ah, pay no heed if your enemies laugh. They'll not be able to once you lop off their heads.”
-Christopher Paolini, Eragon, Eldest & Brisingr

The Chronicles of the Black Company

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The Black Company
Glen Cook

Some feel the Lady, newly risen from centuries in thrall, stands between humankind and evil....

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Shadows Linger
Glen Cook

Mercenary soldiers in the service of the Lady, the Black Company stands against the rebels of...

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The White Rose
Glen Cook

She is the last hope of good in the war against the evil sorceress known as the Lady. From a...

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The Silver Spike
Glen Cook

...Embedded in the trunk of the scion of the godtree, it contains the essence of the maddest...

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Shadow Games
Glen Cook

After the devastating battle at the Tower of Charm, Croaker leads the greatly diminished Black...

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Dreams of Steel
Glen Cook

Croaker has fallen and, following the Company's disastrous defeat at Dejagore, Lady is one of...

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Bleak Seasons
Glen Cook

"Let me tell you who I am, on the chance that these scribblings do survive... I am Murgen,...

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She Is The Darkness
Glen Cook

The wind whines and howls with bitter breath. Lightning snarls and barks. Rage is an animate...

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Water Sleeps
Glen Cook

Regrouping in Taglios, the surviving members of the Black Company are determined to free their...

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Soldiers Live
Glen Cook

When sorcerers and demigods go to war, those wars are fought by mercenaries, "dog soldiers,"...

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