This is a collection of fourteen stories of murder, mayhem, pathos, and philosophy, all set in the world of the Broken Empire.

Within these pages, you will find tales of men such as Red Kent, Sir Makin, Rike, Burlow and the Nuban, telling of their origins and the events that forged them. There is Jorg himself, striding the page as a child of six, as a teenage wanderer and as a young king. And then there is a tale about Prince Jalan Kendeth – liar, cheat, womaniser and coward.

The new reader should be warned that there are spoilers for the Broken Empire trilogy in these stories, so better to start with my first book, Prince of Thorns.

To those who have already journeyed with Jorg, I hope you will enjoy renewing old acquaintances with your favorite characters.