By Django Wexler
“An immensely exciting novel” (Tor.com) from the writer of The Thousand Names...
The King of the Vordan is on his deathbed. quickly his daughter, Raesinia would be the first Queen Regnant in centuries—and a aim if you happen to search to regulate her. the main risky is Duke Orlanko, Minister of knowledge, and grasp of the key police. he's the main feared guy within the state, and he understands an arcane mystery that places Raesinia thoroughly at his mercy.
But Raesinia has came upon not going allies within the returning warfare hero Janus guess Vhalnich, and his unswerving deputies, Captain Marcus d’Ivoire and Lieutenant wintry weather Ihernglass. As Marcus and iciness fight to discover their locations in the house they by no means idea they'd see back, they assist Janus and Raesinia set in movement occasions that can shatter Orlanko’s powers, yet probably on the rate of throwing the state into chaos. yet with the folks ache lower than the Duke’s tyranny, they intend to guard the dominion with each strength they could command, earthly or in a different way.