The Wurms of Blearmouth: A Malazan Tale of Bauchelain and Korbal Broach (Malazan Book of the Fallen)

The Wurms of Blearmouth: A Malazan Tale of Bauchelain and Korbal Broach (Malazan Book of the Fallen)

Steven Erikson


A new novella from New York Times bestselling writer Steven Erikson, set on the planet of the Malazan ebook of the Fallen, The Wurms of Blearmouth.

Tyranny is available in many guises, and tyrants thrive in palaces and one-room hovels, in again alleys and playgrounds. Tyrants abound at the verges of civilization, the place affliction frays the guideline of civil behavior and propriety surrenders to brutal imposition. hundreds of thousands are made to kneel and but extra thousands die terrible deaths in a welter of discomfort and distress.

But depart all that at the back of and plunge into escapist myth of the main beside the point variety, and within the ragged wake of the story advised in Lees of Laughter's finish, these such a lot civil adventurers, Bauchelain and Korbal Broach, besides their definitely phlegmatic manservant, Emancipor Reese, make light touchdown upon a relaxed seashore, underneath a old fashioned village on the foot of an imposing fort. There they make acquaintance with the soft-hearted and beneficiant folks of Spendrugle, which lies on the mouth of the Blear River and falls lower than the benign rule of the Lord of Wurms in his stunning hold.

Make welcome, then, to Spendrugle's memorable citizens, together with the fellow who must have stayed useless, the girl whose prayers should not were responded, the tax collector all people ignores, the ex-husband city militiaman who by no means married, the beachcomber who lives in his personal beard, the now singular lizard cat who was once plural, and the lady who loves to pee on your lap. and naturally, soaring over all, the denizen of the fortress maintain, Lord―Ah, yet there lies this tale.

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