Blood Follows: A Tale of Bauchelain and Korbal Broach by Steven Erikson

By Steven Erikson

All isn't really good in Lamentable Moll. A sinister, diabolical killer stalks the port city's slim, barrow-humped streets, and panic grips the voters like a fever. Emancipor Reese isn't any exception, and certainly, together with his mythical in poor health success, it is worse for him than for many. not just used to be his earlier enterprise the unknown killer's most up-to-date sufferer, yet Emancipor is out of labor. And, together with his dearest spouse terminally happy with the way of lifestyles to which she asserts she has turn into accustomed (or a minimum of to which she aspires) -- for her and their whelps -- all different terrors develop limp and light for bad Emancipor. yet maybe his success has ultimately replaced, for 2 strangers have come to Lamentable Moll... they usually have nailed to the centre put up in Fishmonger's around a word asking for the companies of a manservant. this can be absolutely a awesome chance for the hapless Emancipor Reese... regardless of that the be aware reeks with death-warded magic; irrespective of that the barrow ghosts themselves howl with worry each evening; and definitely irrespective of that Lamentable Moll itself is set to erupt in a frenzy of terror-inspired anarchy.... in spite of everything, it truly is work... and dealing is healthier than now not operating. is not it? First in a sequence of novellas happening within the Malazan Empire.

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The crow had spread its wings, and was now drifting down toward the handmaid. There was a blur and a cold ripple and the crow became a man, a huge, chain-armoured, baldheaded man, who looked down on the maid. She said something and he giggled in reply. He raised a hand, gestured delicately and the girl buckled, gurgling, then flew limp and sprawling to one side with blood spraying onto the cobbles. Princess Sharn groaned as if in ecstasy. The eunuch slowly approached her. Beside Guld, the hunter raised his weapon and took careful aim.

A taloned hand snapped down. The rat— Whitemane, Guld realized, it must be— had time for a single piteous squeal before it vanished into the demon's fanged maw. " Bauchelain roared, stepping forward. The towering demon flinched, shoulders hunching. " The demon spat out a mangled, red-smeared lump of fur that bounced once on the cobbles then lay still. " The eunuch sniffed in the rat's direction, then shrugged. " Bauchelain addressed the demon once more: "Fortunate for you, Kenyl'rah. " a voice cried from one side.

He swung back to Korbal Broach. "My friend, we've outstayed our welcome. Our manservant lays out the coin— our baggage is being carted to our transport. " At that moment something white and the size of a fat cat darted from the shattered barrow. " He gestured once more. An ethereal demon rose hulking and massive in the white rat's path. A taloned hand snapped down. The rat— Whitemane, Guld realized, it must be— had time for a single piteous squeal before it vanished into the demon's fanged maw.

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