The Assassin's Curse by Lindsay Buroker

The Assassin's Curse

The Emperor's Edge #2.5

Lindsay Buroker

34 pages first pub 2012 (editions)

fiction fantasy adventurous fast-paced


When outlaws Amaranthe and Sicarius chance upon spies stealing military prototypes, they immediately give chase. Well, immediately after Amaranthe talks Sicarius, former assassin and all-around non-altruistic type, into the mission. She wants an i...

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Community Reviews Summary of 132 reviews


adventurous 100%
funny 50%
lighthearted 50%
challenging 25%
dark 25%
hopeful 25%
mysterious 25%


fast 100%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 66% | Plot: 33%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 33% | N/A: 33% | No: 33%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

It's complicated: 33% | N/A: 33% | Yes: 33%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 33% | No: 33% | Yes: 33%

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