Guards Guards - Discworld, Bk 8 Author:Terry Pratchett "Of all the cities in the world it could have flown into, it flew into mine. . " — Some night-time prowler is turning the citizens of Ankh-Morpork, greatest city of the fantasy Discworld*, into something resembling small charcoal biscuits. — And that's a real problem for Captain Vimes of the City Watch, who must tramp the mean streets of the city ... more »searching for a seventy-foot-long fire-breathing dragon which, he believes, can help him with their enquiries.
In a city thrown into turmoil by magic, charcoal biscuits, secret societies and mad lady dragon breeders ("Just tell him 'sit' if he'sothering you"), he's just looking for the facts.
* Which is flat and rides through space on the back of four elephants who stand on the shell of an enormous turtle, as every scholar knows.« less