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Scar Night

Suspended by chains over a seemingly bottomless abyss, the ancient
city of Deepgate is home to a young angel, an assassin, and a
psychotic murderer hungry for revenge --- or redemption. But soon a
shocking betrayal will unite all three in a desperate

The last of his line, Dill is descended from legendary
Battle-archons who once defended the city. Forbidden to fly and
untrained even to wield the great sword inherited from his
forebears, he has become a figurehead for a dying tradition. Now he
lives a sheltered existence in one of Deepgate's crumbling temple
spires under the watchful eye of the Presbyter who rules the

Spine assassin Rachel Hael has better things to do than oversee the
Presbyter's angel. Each dark moon she must fight for her life among
the city chains, hunting an immortal predator with a taste for

But when a traitor brings enemies to Deepgate's doorstep, Dill and
Rachel are forced into an uneasy alliance with the city's oldest
and most dangerous foe. They must journey down into the uncharted
chasm to save their sprawling metropolis --- and themselves ---
from annihilation. Once they descend however, they learn that what
lies below is far more sinister than what they've been taught to

© Copyright 2011 by Spectra, a division of Random House,

Scar Night
by Alan Campbell

  • Publication Date: December 26, 2006
  • Genres: Fantasy, Fiction
  • Hardcover: 432 pages
  • Publisher: Spectra
  • ISBN-10: 0553384163
  • ISBN-13: 9780553384161