His Dark Empire (Tears of Blood, Book One)
Life is a challenge for Silas Morningstar. He's under threat of arrest, he’s been kicked out of his favorite tavern, his purse is empty, his stomach the same. Until an encounter with magically gifted child changes everything, and he finds himself entangled in a quest to uncover an ancient conspiracy and deal with his own dark past. A past which may be the key to the salvation of the entire Empire.