A Novel of Vlad TaltosVlad (Volume 13)
Long ago, one of the gods fashioned an artifact called the silver tiassa. To Devera the Wanderer, it's a pretty toy to play with. To Vlad Taltos, it's a handy prop for a con he's running. To the Empire, it's a tool to be used against their greatest enemies—the Jenoine. To the Jhereg, it's a trap to kill Vlad.
The silver tiassa, however, had its own agenda.
Steven Brust's Tiassa tells a story that threads its way through more than ten years of the remarkable life of Vlad Taltos—and, to the delight of longtime fans, brings him together with Khaavren, from The Phoenix Guards and its sequels. Khaavren may be Vlad's best friend—or his most terrible enemy.
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The first time I saw the tiassa was nine Real Years before I was born. Mafenyi was holding it, and it was so pretty! When I saw it again, two hundred Real Years earlier, I had to take it so I did.
I didn't think Mafenyi would mind too much. She...
Praise for Tiassa
“Dzur gives us Vlad Taltos at his best.” —Cinescope
“Fresh, snappy, and terribly likeable…Dzur shows you what heroic fantasy can be.” —Cory Doctorow, Boing Boing
“Steven Brust may well be America's best fantasy writer.” —Tad Williams