If you want a good romp around Eberron this is a good novel to do it. A well to do investigator with an ego to match. The main character is written in..Show More » a way that you know he is excellent at his profession but you would like to throw him off a boat even if he was working for you. Arrogance incarnate with an intelligence to match. His dwarven companion is a good foil to the main character Abraxis Wren and keeps him well grounded like a good dwarf should.