The Night Angel Trilogy by Brent Weeks is comprised of the following three books:
- The Way of Shadows
- Shadow’s Edge
- Beyond the Shadows
The Night Angel Trilogy follows the life of guild rat Azoth who tries to live a better life by becoming an apprentice of legendary wetboy Durzo Blint. Wetboys are superb assassins, who don’t have targets, but ‘deaders’, because they never mess up. And Durzo is the best of them all. Azoth takes up the name Kylar Stern and tries to leave his old world behind while learning his trade. But he finds himself unable to let go of some of the people he cares about: his friends Jarl and Elene.
When the Kalidorians attempt a take-over, Kylar learns his master’s shocking secret. As he flees the country and tries to leave his wetboy days behind, he realizes that he can’t escape his fate. He is the Night Angel. He has to serve out justice and retribution. Soon, the fate of the world is in his hands. Continue reading