The King's Justice; Two Novellas
Donaldson, Stephen R.
A cause for celebration among Donaldsonâ€™s many fans; two original novellasâ€”his first publication since finishing the Thomas Covenant seriesâ€”now in trade paperback
In â€œThe Kingâ€™s Justice,â€ a stranger dressed in black arrives in the village of Settleâ€™s Crossways, following the scent of a terrible crimeâ€”and discovers the nature of the evil concealed in the quiet village.
Mayhew Gordian, Hieronomer to the Queen of Indemnie, is a reader of entrails who sees that the island nation is doomed. But even in the face of certain destruction a man may fight, and the â€œAugurâ€™s Gambitâ€ is his mad attempt to save a kingdom.