A new trilogy of epic adventure from one of the finest writers in modern fantasy
C.S. Friedman, acclaimed author of The Coldfire Trilogy, returns to the epic style which has made her one of the most popular fantasy writers in the genre. In this first book of the trilogy, Friedman introduces readers to a world of high fantasy, replete with vampire-like magical powers, erotic interludes, treachery, war, sorcery, and a draconic creature of horrific power and evil that will have readers eagerly awaiting the next novel in the series.
""C.S. Friedman makes fantastic things-and frightening things-seem very real...If you haven't read her work you need to do something about that right now."" -Tad Williams ""Imaginative, deftly plotted fantasy."" -Publishers Weekly