|Cover artist||Jim Burns (Jacket painting)|
|Series||A Handful of Men|
|Publisher||Del Rey (1st edition)|
|1 May 1993|
|Media type||Print (Hardback & Paperback)|
|LC Class||PR9199.3.D847 U6 1993|
|Preceded by||The Cutting Edge|
|Followed by||The Stricken Field|
The sorcerer Zinixo has taken control of Hub, but life goes on as normal. As Zinixo and his Covin track down Rap and friends, Rap must get the word out to the other sorcerers about the plans to join together and destroy Zinixo.
Having escaped across the Cenmere Sea, the group takes to ship and sets sail.
Characters in "Upland Outlaws"
- Ylo Yllipo - Signifier for Shandie and the XXth legion. Last of his line.
- Thaïle - Pixie in Thume, student of the College
- Shandie - Emshandar V. Imperor, although in exile. (This exile is unknown to the general populace, as Zinixo used Shandie's cousin and illusion magic to make it look like Shandie is still running the Impire.)
- Sir Acopulo – Shandie’s chief political advisor & tactician
- Lord Umpily – Shandie’s chief of protocol & spymaster
- Hardgraa – Shandie’s chief of bodyguard, currently guarding Eshiala
- Kadie – Princess of Krasnegar. Twin of Gath.
- Insolan – Queen of Krasnegar
- Gath – Prince of Krasnegar. Twin of Kadie. Has the gift of Prescience.
- Rap – King of Krasnegar, ex-stableboy, ex-demigod, and sorcerer
- Zinixo – Dwarven sorcerer secretly running the Impire
- Eshiala – Princess and wife of Shandie.
- Olybino – Warlock and Warden of the east
- Raspnex – Warlock and Warden of the north
- Lith'rian – Warlock and Warden of the west
- Grunth – Witch and Warden of the south
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Allusions/references to other works
Allusions/references to actual history, geography and current science
There are allusions to the Roman Empire, in the military structure and names of the Impire.
- 1993, USA, Del Rey, ISBN 0-345-37897-0, Pub date 1 May 1993, hardcover (First edition)
- 1993, USA, Del Rey, ISBN 0-345-38477-6, Pub date 1 October 1993, Paperback
- 1995, UK ?, Constable and Robinson, ISBN 1-85487-352-0, Pub date 20 June 1995, Paperback
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