Shiang /

Iggulden, Conn,

Shiang / C. F. Iggulden. - 358 pages ; 24 cm - Empire of salt ; 2 . - Iggulden, Conn. Empire of salt ; 2. .

In Shiang, the young king rules without dissent. Mazer swordsmen stand watch on every corner, looking for the first sign of rebellion. This city is a place of quiet and slow dignity, like a man eating rice with a razor pressed against his throat. Yet with one sharp movement, order is overturned. The balance of centuries is undone in the sudden spill of blood - and in the darkness, something terrible returns to Shiang. Far to the west, four Shiang masters approach the city walls of Darien. The sword saint and his companions have crossed a continent to bring an old man home for punishment. They will not be denied, even if the whole city stands in their way.

9780718186784 (paperback)

Imaginary places--Fiction.
Kings and rulers--Fiction.

Fantasy fiction.


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