By David Dalglish
The Underworld ideas the town of Veldaren. Thieves, smugglers, assassins... they worry just one guy.
Assassin or protector; each selection has its consequences.
- A Dance of Cloaks
- A Dance of Blades
- A Dance of Mirrors
- A Dance of Shadows
- A Dance of Ghosts
- A Dance of Chaos
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