Corporal Carrot has been promoted He s now in charge of the new recruits guarding Ankh-Morpork, Discworld s greatest city, from Barbarian Tribes, Miscellaneous Marauders, unlicensed Thieves, and such. It s a big job, particularly for an adopted dwarf. But an even bigger job awaits. An ancient document has just revealed that Ankh-Morpork, ruled for decades by Disorganized crime, has a secret sovereign And his name is Carrot . . .
And so begins the most awesome epic encounter of all time, or at least all afternoon, in which the fate of a city indeed of the universe itself depends on a young man s courage, an ancient sword s magic, and a three-legged poodle s bladder."