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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 Lady's Taken, also called the New Taken, were eight sorcerers of immense strength and skill who were enslaved by The Lady using the Rite of Taking. They were "Taken" to serve as replacements for the nine of the original Ten Who Were Taken who were killed or who fled The Lady's Empire during the time of Croaker's first chronicle...Read More
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- 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.
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Comment: I am sooo looking forward to this book.
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