As the new king of a world in turmoil, life for David Corbin is grim. Abby Brown, the love of his life, has vanished without a trace, and David fears that she was brutally murdered by the Daughters of Mercy, vicious creatures employed by Tynan Tierney, an evil lord vying for the throne. Cai Terenmare is on the brink of war. A new evil has arisen, the mysterious Sower, a monster puppeteered by Tierney himself.
David has his treacherous aunt locked up in his dungeon. Lucia may have information about Tierney’s plans, but after all the trouble she’s caused, can David ever trust her again?