- Publisher: Titonik Books
- Available in: Paperback, eBook
King Gar of the First Line was a scholar forced to become a warrior when a murderous uprising slaughtered most of his family. Now an ageing ruler with a lifetime of impressive reforms, Gar has every reason to believe he is cherished by his people. But two murder attempts in as many days, convince him otherwise.
With one of his closest friends executed for treason and his controversial Master of Guards critically wounded, Gar must fight his way through injury and intrigue to find the answer to the all-important question still unanswered from The Legacy and the Lion: Who is trying to kill the king?
Gar’s search for answers leads him to Anton, Yusay’s largest city. Decades ago, Anton was the seat of the rebellion that returned the First Line to power. Accompanied by ample Black Guards, Gar risks sending his recovering Master of Guards away on a mission. But what he cannot know is that his opponents this time are the descendants of the most elite fighting force the world has ever known. Now Gar the hunter has become the hunted …