“Fourteen-year-old Valkyrie and the skeleton mage, Skulduggery Pleasant, try to foil a plot set in motion fifty years before to find and open the gate that will allow the faceless ones to return to this reality.”
The Third book in the Skulduggery Pleasant series,The Faceless Ones picks up where the previous volume, Playing with Fire, left off. Starting with the murder of several teleporters, Valkyrie and Skulduggery unveil a plot by the mysterious group known as The Diablerie, to locate and open a portal to this world allowing the Faceless ones to return to our reality. But after the events of Playing with Fire Skulduggery has been fired from the Sanctuary and thus their investigations must be unofficial. Combined with a near incompetent head investigator, and the return of some old familiar faces, things quickly go from bad to worse…
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