After being taken away from M'airith by Dhror and Melenduil, Vythe, Fairris, and Bardin have returned to Essinenduer to find their homelands very different than they remember. Their quiet return is the impetus for greater machinations to begin and the remaining demi-gods of The Five find their otherwise pleasant lives shattered as they become hunted by a man with yellow eyes.
The Barron if Issia has been killed. Assassinated.
And blame falls squarely on the kingdom of Sesserrech.
War seems inevitable.
But hope for peace is not yet lost as the acclaimed detective Vhindr Varrintine takes up the case. His investigations will take into the heart of the enemy territory and reveal much more than a simply plot to kill a king.
Legin was always going to stand out. Having a tail like a monkeys it would be hard not to. Unfortunately, this made him a target for attack by those of an ignorant disposition.
Not that he minded though, for Legin was always keen for a good fight.
But recently he had started to wonder. Having never found anyone else like himself questions constantly nagged at him.
Who was he? Where was he from?
War has started between the realms once more with Crydon marching to battle against I'endr. On the other side of the continent Port Na'brath is locked in the middle of a political feud that could flood the streets with blood. Little do they know that they all dance to the tune of the malicious Goddess Kreha and her desires to destroy The Five.
The King of Krnōrel’s daughter has been murdered.
War has started.
The armies of Krnōrel and Sesserrech march and Lieut looks again to his own mission. He has a chance to return to his life before he crashed in Essinendeür, return to the world of simplicity and greatness. But in doing so he would lose his friends in Fairris, Vythe and Bārdin.
Is such a sacrifice worth making?
Imprisoned for a crime he did not commit Lieut faces the executioners axe. But that is the least of his problems. In fact death would be an acceptable release from his mental anguish. Forced to kill his own brother after Ne’tra named him a traitor Lieut is left wondering what the point of his life even is.