Dark Tree: A Tale of the Fourth World
by Brandon M. Lindsay
When the Dark Tree comes, people start dying.
Only Mirek, a tired old guardsman in Suridruun, seems to be able to see the Tree and know what it portends. His sole comfort is that the Tree always disappears after a few days, taking with it the murderous rage it instills in the hearts of men.
But this time, the Dark Tree is not leaving without him.