Welcome to the Black Company Wiki
A free and unofficial encyclopedia about the Black Company series that anyone can edit. Established in February 2012.
Warning: Please be aware this wiki contains Unmarked Spoilers for all books in the series!
Caution: The Black Company series contains mature themes and content (15+ recommended)
Port of Shadows
The upcoming 11th novel in the Black Company series.
"Reading his (Glen Cook) stuff is like reading Vietnam War fiction on peyote."
The Black Company
"They are complete barbarians, living out their cruelest fantasies..."
Books of the North
The first story arc in the series.
About the Series
The Black Company, a series of novels and short stories by Glen Cook, which charts the exploits of a mercenary band fighting in various bloody wars and conflicts. Its claim to fame is the voice in which it is told – real soldiers talking like real soldiers. First published in the 1980's it was a forerunner in Dark Fantasy/ Grimdark fiction, which includes George R. R. Martin's Game of Thrones Series, Steven Erikson's Malazan Novels and Kentarou Miura's Berserk.
The Howler was one of the original Ten Who Were Taken and one the main villains in the Black Company series. He was a tiny man covered in a bundle of dirty indigo rags, known for random outbursts of screams and as well as a formidable wizard. Despite his strength and incredible old age, Howler had little ambition and was largely driven by his wish to be cured of his affliction. He had no concept of loyalty, and above all else was driven by self-preservation. He would willingly ally with whoever held the greatest power and influence at the time...Read More
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About the Author
Glen Cook (born July 9, 1944) is the author of the Black Company series, along with numerous other Science-Fiction / Fantasy Novels. This includes The Dread Empire Series, Garrett P.I. and The Instumentalities of the Night.
- Discounted copies of the Black Company Campaign Setting are currently on sale at Green Ronin's Online Store
- A preview of the upcoming novel, Port of Shadows has been released by Tor.
- A TV adaptation of the Black Company series with Eliza Dushku starring as the Lady has been announced.
- Port of Shadows, the 11th installment in the Black Company series is scheduled for release on the 25th September 2018.
- Fireball projector
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- Khusavir Pete
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- Ghopal Singh
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- Narayan Singh
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