Book 0.5, Night Angel - A Night Angel Novella
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Discover the origins of Durzo Blint in this original novella set in the world of Brent Weeks' New York Times bestselling Night Angel trilogy.
"I got a bit of prophecy," the old assassin said. "Not enough to be useful, you know. Just glimpses. My wife dead, things like that to keep me up late at night. I had this vision that I was going to be killed by forty men, all at once. But now that you're here, I see they're all you. Durzo Blint."
Durzo Blint? Gaelan had never even heard the name.
Gaelan Starfire is a farmer, happy to be a husband and a father; a careful, quiet, simple man. He's also an immortal, peerless in the arts of war. Over the centuries, he's worn many faces to hide his gift, but he is a man ill-fit for obscurity, and all too often he's become a hero, his very names passing into legend: Acaelus Thorne, Yric the Black, Hrothan Steelbender, Tal Drakkan, Rebus Nimble.
But when Gaelan must take a job hunting down the world's finest assassins for the beautiful courtesan-and-crimelord Gwinvere Kirena, what he finds may destroy everything he's ever believed in.
Word count: ~17,000
A welcome return to the alleys and roofs of the Warrens
...but maybe a little short for the price.
Still, an enjoyable, fast-paced and gritty explanation of how Gaelan became Durzo and the basis of his relationship with Momma K.
Not what I expected. It felt rushed and didn't satisfy my massive curiosity about Durzo's history. Although I have to say I loved it and my only disappointment was that it wasn't longer.
Good to know more about the man but was really sort ... I wanted to know about him and the dragon haha.... Well it does say it's about blint not all his other life's ..... Just need more haha