By Glen Cook
She was once tall, blonde, and providing Garrett a price that was once impossible to resist to take a case that appeared open and close. yet in a city of elves and people, thugs and swindlers -- a spot the place magic and faith may perhaps end up an all-too-potent combine -- Garrett had realized to take an extended, not easy glance earlier than nodding yes.
And whilst, quickly after this damsel in misery had departed, the Grand Inquisitor got here trying to find Garrett's support, he knew it used to be time to throw a few enterprise his competitors' manner. yet even for a hard-boiled detective like Garrett, who had the useless guy for an best friend and the hardest half-elf on the town guarding his again, it used to be already too past due to decline. For Garrett were fingered because the most recent sacrifice to a long-dead god, and his in simple terms probability to avoid wasting his neck was once to unravel his most up-to-date situations at once!