Three years after the events of SORCERER’S BLOOD, Edar Moncrief has stolen the name and the reputation of the Arbiters and made them his own. The kingdom of Kalais has declared a holy war against the Daemon King of Lannth, and Moncrief has joined forces with the Kalais general to bring down those who would partner with corruption to further their own ends.

Trapped within the facade he’s created, Moncrief lends the power of his pretense to the campaign while restlessly pursuing his own agenda. If only he can prove to the world that his sorcery can slay the daemons, worst of humankind’s foes, the fading Arbiters will at last be a footnote in the annals of history, and sorcery will reign as humanity’s greatest ally against the darkness.

When kings and queens go to war, nothing is ever entirely as it seems…