When a simple pay-off turns to murder, a quiet operator getting by in the seediest parts of Sharn finds himself in possession of a strange relic. His enemies want the relic, he wants its owner, the City Watch wants him arrested, and even his friends want him dead. As if that weren't enough, a mysterious woman just hired him to find a magic device that could bring the world to its knees. When the job turns this dangerous, winning is no longer an option. It may be all he can do just to stay alive!
Parker DeWolf continues his exciting series that will plumb the dark depths of Sharn, the most iconic locale in all of the Eberron world. Ulther Whitsun is a fixer. When you've got a problem, if you can't find someone to take care of it, he's your man. Ulther works for money, plain and simple. But when a simple job lands him in the middle of a revolution, not choosing sides may doom him to an early grave. This second book in The Lanternlight Files returns the Eberron story it its hardboiled detective roots.