Hawk (Vlad Taltos, Book 14) by Steven Brust

By Steven Brust

Years in the past, Vlad Taltos got here to make his method as a human amidst the impossibly tall, superbly long-lived natives of the Dragaeran Empire. He joined the Jhereg, the Dragaeran condominium (of which there are seventeen) that handles the Empire's vices: playing, rackets, equipped crime. He grew to become a qualified murderer. He was once strong at it.
But that used to be then, ahead of Vlad and the Jhereg grew to become mortal enemies.
For years, Vlad has run from one finish of the Empire to the opposite, fending off the Jhereg assassins who pursue him. Now, ultimately, he's again within the imperial capital the place his friends and family are. He skill to stick there this time. no matter what occurs. And no matter what it takes.
Hawk is the most recent in Steven Brust's New York Times bestselling Vlad Taltos sequence.
"Watch Steven Brust. He's solid. He strikes quick. He surprises you. observing him untangle the various threads of intrigue, honor, personality and mayhem from amid the gears of a global as intricately developed as a Swiss watch is a unprecedented pleasure."
—Roger Zelazny

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