A genre-defining series like The Chronicles of the Black Company can be intimidating. It might seem hard to know where to get started. There are plenty of places to begin (though we recommend book #1 or the upcoming Port of Shadows as entry points), but we’ve made it easy for you with the official chronological order!
Discover the original grimdark fantasy series with the dark and epic tale of the mercenary group The Black Company.
Some feel the Lady, newly risen from centuries in thrall, stands between humankind and evil. Some feel she is evil itself. The hard-bitten men of the Black Company take their pay and do what they must, burying their doubts with their dead.
Until the prophecy: The White Rose has been reborn, somewhere, to embody good once more. There must be a way for the Black Company to find her…
The Books of the North (Compiled in THE CHRONICLES OF THE BLACK COMPANY and PORT OF SHADOWS)
1. The Black Company
2. Shadows Linger
3. Port of Shadows
4. The White Rose
The Books of the South (Compiled in THE BOOKS OF THE SOUTH)
4. The Silver Spike
5. Shadow Games
6. Dreams of Steel
The Books of Glittering Stone (Compiled in THE RETURN OF THE BLACK COMPANY and THE MANY DEATHS OF THE BLACK COMPANY)
7. Bleak Seasons
8. She is the Darkness
9. Water Sleeps
10. Soldiers Live