The Riftwar Legacy
|Author||Raymond E. Feist|
The Riftwar Legacy is a series of fantasy novels by Raymond E. Feist, part of The Riftwar Cycle. The series occurs between the Riftwar Saga and Krondor's Sons series chronologically in the universe of the Riftwar Cycle, though it was published much later, and focuses on Squire James and other characters as they combat dark powers threatening the Kingdom of the Isles. The first and last novels in the series are novelizations of the computer games Betrayal at Krondor and Return to Krondor, respectively.
Works in the series
Krondor: The Betrayal
It is nine years on from the aftermath of Sethanon and news is feeding through to the people of the Kingdom of the Isles that deadly forces are stirring on the horizon. the bringer of the latest grim tidings is Gorath, a moredhel (dark elf).
The bloodletting has started. Nighthawks are murdering again. Politics is a dangerous, cut-throat game once more. At the root of all this unrest lie the mysterious machinations of a group of magicians known as the Six.
Meanwhile, renegade Tsurani gem smugglers, a rival criminal gang to the Mockers led by someone known only as the Crawler, and traitors to the crown, are all conspiring to bring the Kingdom of the Isles to its knees.
Krondor: The Assassins
The Assassin's Guild returns to Krondor, seemingly killing without pattern or purpose. Squire James and newly commissioned Lieutenant William conDoin are plummeted into a dark world of Murder and politics as war threatens to engulf the Kingdom, for among those murdered is a noble from a neighbouring state.
Time is short and the city is gripped in terror as the two young men race to find the man responsible for this act of war, a mysterious figure known as the Crawler.
Krondor: Tear of the Gods
This is the third novel in the series which finds the armies of Novindus reaching The Kingdom and the intervention of a new player in the war.
Krondor: Jimmy and the Crawler
This is a novella concluding the Riftwar Legacy series. Squire Jimmy must unmask the mysterious Crawler and rid Krondor of his influence to restore peace in the Kingdom.