Discover the origins of Durzo Blint in this original novella set in the world of Brent Weeks’ New York Times bestselling Night Angel trilogy. “I got a bit of prophecy,” the old assassin said. “Not enough to be useful, you know. Just glimpses. My wife dead, things like that to keep me up late at night. I had this vision that I was going to be killed by forty men, all at once. But now that you’re here, I see they’re all you. Durzo Blint.” Durzo Blint? Gaelan had never even heard the name.
Gaelan Starfire is a farmer, happy to be a husband and a father; a careful, quiet, simple man. He’s also an immortal, peerless in the arts of war. Over the centuries, he’s worn many faces to hide his gift, but he is a man ill-fit for obscurity, and all too often he’s become a hero, his very names passing into legend: Acaelus Thorne, Yric the Black, Hrothan Steelbender, Tal Drakkan, Rebus Nimble. But when Gaelan must take a job hunting down the world’s finest assassins for the beautiful courtesan-and-crimelord Gwinvere Kirena, what he finds may destroy everything he’s ever believed in.
Word count: ~17,000
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Orbit’s unabridged audiobook version, available for digital download, is voiced by the incredible James Langton. (You can hear more samples of his work here.)
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If you love dramatic audio performances, check out GraphicAudio’s release of Perfect Shadow. It’s directed and scored by the talented Johann Dettweiler, and voiced by Dylan Lynch and an array of other well-spoken actors. You can go here to listen to samples of GraphicAudio’s work, if you haven’t had a chance to listen before. Americans, you can go here to download Perfect Shadow, and international audiences, you can go here.
HOW TO READ PERFECT SHADOW WITHOUT AN E-READER:
The truth is you do need an e-reader — just not a physical one. If you own a PC, a Mac, an iPad, an iPhone, a BlackBerry, or an Android phone… you can get an e-reader app for free. And once you’ve got that done, you can download Perfect Shadow instantly — and for cheap (about $3.00/£3.00, though markets vary). Perfect Shadow is now available in all these formats, both in the U.S. and internationally. I hope the following tutorials make life a little easier for those of you who are ready to cautiously dip your toes into the new world of e-publishing.
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