This is fan art. It's not as good as I wanted it to be, but it's not bad, either. This is the description of the man in the drawing:
Excerpt from The Emperor's Edge by Lindsay Buroker
"As she stood slowly, her gaze traveled up his black boots, fitted black trousers, tucked-in black shirt, an armory's worth of daggers and throwing knives, and came to rest on his face. He was the person from the sketch, no doubt, but unlike the menacing image Hollowcrest had given her, this man's face bore no emotion at all. By the flames of the lamp, his eyes appeared black, and they gave no indication of feeling-- or humanity.
He had the bronze skin of a Turgonian, but the pale blond hair was rare in the empire. It was short and damp around the edges. Whoever had cut it looked to have used hedge clippers instead of scissors."
Excerpt from the Emperor's Edge
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