In need of a new king, the choosing tower fills with names, and Gordon is relieved he has no chance at the crown. He hopes his sweetblood illness takes him out of the running; making it all the more shocking when he's chosen. The beginning of a nightmare that forces Gordon to flee his own kingdom.
"Solid First Book in a new Middle Grade Fantasy!"
Two boy kings are a world apart, both in grave danger by forces out of their control. Held captive by their fate, they must find any means to survive. The mysterious distant leader called the father finally steps out of the shadows to threaten every kingdom with his deadly new weapon. Can his true plans be discovered before the destruction begins?