Imaro, warrior of the Ilyassai, has settled into life as a husband and father in the fabled kingdom of Cush. Amid his growing restlessness, unspeakable tragedy strikes, sending Imaro on a grim... More > mission of vengeance. His adversary has no face, but he does have a name: Bohu, the Bringer of Sorrow – a sorcerer of immense power and cruelty.
As Imaro seeks a confrontation with his most formidable foe yet, the continent of Nyumbani is wracked with turmoil. The balance between the forces of good, represented by Cush, and evil, represented by the pariah land of Naama, has been disrupted. The gods themselves may have to go to war before that balance is restored.
In the midst of the coming cataclysm, Imaro travels the length of Nyumbani in search of Bohu. Along the way, the warrior finally discovers his own identity – but will that knowledge help him as he battles a formidable array of enemies bent not only on his destruction, but that of Nyumbani itself?< Less
Nyumbani is the Africa of a world other than the one we know – a world in which legend and history are one and the same, as are magic and reality. The vast, diverse continent faces menace on a... More > terrifying scale, perpetrated by the Erriten, sorcerers who seek conquest and domination for themselves, as well as the ultimate ascendance of the unholy deities they serve. For those who are determined to forestall the horrendous aspirations of the Erriten, a weapon is needed – a weapon in the form of a warrior unsurpassed by any other.
Such a weapon must be shaped in the fiercest of heat, and sharpened by the most arduous of circumstances. Only then can the warrior’s promise bear hopes for fulfillment.
This warrior, this weapon of destiny is – Imaro.< Less