Beyond Sanctuary - Thieves' World Author:Janet Morris Here is the first full-length novel from the notorious Thieves World fantasy universe, where gods still stalk the land, warring with demons and human sorcerors and trampling unfortunate humanity underfoot. — If you like stories of bold brave knights employed in meritorious duty, or tales of ladies delicate and fair, be warned. Sanctuary -- the m... more »eanest, seediest town in all of fantasy -- may be too much for your sensibilities. There, wizards, bards and maidens mingle with murderers and thieves, and the fight breaking out at the next table may be the one that ends your life.
The hero of Beyond Sanctuary is Tempus, leader of mercenaries and warrior-servant of Vashanka, god of storm and war. With Niko, Cime, and the Froth Daughter Jihan, Tempus faces the Archmange Datan and his unholy followers in a battle for the Rankan Empire's survival and that of his very soul.« less