By John Connolly
Jerome Burnel used to be a hero. He intervened to avoid a number of killings and in doing so damned himself. His lifestyles used to be torn aside. He used to be imprisoned, brutalized.
But in his ultimate days, with the hunters circling, he tells his tale to personal detective Charlie Parker. He speaks of the lady who used to be marked for loss of life yet was once kept, of those who tormented him, and an entity that hides in a ruined stockade.
Parker isn't really like different males. He died, and used to be reborn. he's able to salary war.
Now he'll descend upon a wierd, remoted neighborhood referred to as the minimize, and face down a strength of guys who rule by way of terror, intimidation, and murder.
All within the identify of the being they serve.
All within the identify of the useless King.
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