The Return of the Black Company is a softcover omnibus of the Black Company series. It includes the novels Bleak Seasons and She Is The Darkness and is the first half of the Glittering Stone tetralogy.
|“|| Let me tell you who I am, on the chance that these scribblings do survive...
I am Murgen, Standard-bearer of the Black Company, though I bear the shame of having lost that standard in battle. I am keeping these Annals because Croaker is dead, One-Eye won't, and hardly anyone else can read or write. I will be your guide for however long it takes the Shadowlanders to force our present predicament to its inevitable end...
–From the back cover