In the aftermath of the Cygnaran civil war, warcaster Allister Caine has become a fugitive, hiding out in a backwater town where little ever happens. Until the bodies start piling up, and Caine is accused of murder. And Caine can't be entirely sure he's innocent.
"Adventure that will have you hooked."
Allister Caine has always been an enigma and an outsider among the warcasters of Cygnar, but few are privy to his true motivations or his complicated past.… Born into poverty, Allister Caine did what he must to survive, and the choices he made have followed him like a vengeful specter throughout his life. Now, just months after the Lion’s Coup and his full commission as a warcaster, he has been secretly assigned by Scout General Rebald to investigate plots against King Leto in lands just north of the Bloodsmeath Marsh.
"Deeper than I thought it might be"
For the unlikely pair of Zekh and Gaur - a rookie pilot eager to prove himself and the Neanderthal inquisitor he is tasked to deliver - a routine diplomatic mission becomes a baptism by fire. A flight deep into untamed territory to investigate unrest among the primitive tribes exposes an ancient menace and ignites a chain of events that will forever alter the course of human history. With the future of mankind hanging in the balance, the mismatched travelers must overcome their differences and learn to trust in each other's instincts if they want to have any hope of surviving.
"Great sense of wonder story"