The Aspect-Emperor

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The Aspect-Emperor is a four volume series of fantasy novels written by Canadian author R. Scott Bakker. It is part of his Second Apocalypse series, and takes place twenty years after the events of his debut trilogy The Prince of Nothing.


  1. The Judging Eye, 2009, ISBN 978-0-14-305160-2
  2. The White-Luck Warrior, 2011, ISBN 978-0-14-305162-6
  3. The Great Ordeal, 2016, ISBN 978-1-46-830169-4
  4. The Unholy Consult, 2017, ISBN 978-1-84-149831-7


The first book, The Judging Eye, was released on January 20, 2009.[1]

The planned title of the second book was originally The Shortest Path.[2] However, Bakker later confirmed [3] that it would be called The White-Luck Warrior. It was published in April 2011 in Canada by Penguin Group Canada.[4] It was published in the UK in May 2011, by Orbit Books and in the US by The Overlook Press.[5]

The planned title of the third book was originally The Horns of Golgotterath, but is currently The Great Ordeal.[6] The first draft was completed on October 1, 2013 [7] and the book was published July 12, 2016.[8]