Jasper Moorelock is an assassin in the City of Ghosts and Shadows. The wearing of masks makes the life of an assassin easy. The Elder Gentleman of the City of the Silent Rain commissions Jasper Moorelock to assassinate Count Germaine Le’ Misère Rouge. Before the night is over the Count’s Estate will be on fire and half the guests will have perished as Jasper searches for his target.
Jasper Moorelock is an assassin in the City of Ghosts and Shadows. The wearing of masks makes the life of an assassin easy. An important festival is coming up – the Night of the Mares Festival. On that night Jasper will help another assassin, Scarlet Finch to dispatch her target. However, the target’s guards are onto them and before the night is over Jasper will be forced to kill many men.
A stranger stands on a plateau overlooking a village. He looks down at the mist hanging over the village. Three people pique the stranger’s interest; a tavern keeper, a serving wench and an old soldier who is now the town drunk. The stranger makes a decision and then the destinies of all three people begin to twist and turn in front of him. He steps off the trail and heads toward the village.
A man from Philadelphia is given a vision that takes him halfway across the world. In the vision he meets a shaman who tells him that the world will face huge perils in the near future. One possibility holds out hope for mankind, the other possibility leads towards a devastated world. The man's grandchildren can be instrumental in saving the world but he must use the vision to guide them.