Carlan Andrassis is a Firebrand, one who can create and control fire, as well as a lord of the second most powerful House in the Ten Kingdoms. He is also a young man with a dark secret that makes... More > him afraid to use his power. But as a terrible plot plays out around him, he must learn to conquer that fear, or be destroyed by it.
Jada Suvari is a Firebrand as well, and daughter of the High King of the unified kingdoms of Garden. A spoiled, willful young woman with a quick temper, her world revolves around herself and her whims. But when a little harmless flirting with a handsome young knight leads to danger, Jada finds herself forced to face a truth inside her own heart.< Less
Ever since Clayden Kiel looked into the Seeing Pond and was shown a stirring of shadows, he has known that one day he must make a journey to the Watchtower. Now his god has bid him go and go he must... More > though he is loathe to leave the castle.
Clayden is well aware that this trip could cost him his life, but it's a sacrifice he's willing to make for the god he serves. But when he angers one of the dark gods, he may have to pay with more than his life. He may lose the one thing he holds most dear.
While Clayden is off on his journey, Prince Dominus discovers a hidden cache of spell books in the castle Keep. A discovery that will carry the kingdom one step closer to war.< Less
Daemon uth Friesard is the unwilling king of Phalindros. Because both his older brothers have died, he finds himself in a role he doesn’t want and isn’t suited for. With a domineering... More > mother, an ice cold wife, a tempting minstrel, and a failing friendship, it’s all he can do to keep from falling into the same kind of darkness that took his father.< Less