As the war between Pleminar and Skala continues, there are growing rumors that Skala's ancient ally, Mycena, is about to join with the wealthier Pleminar, cutting Skala off from all trade routes. Now Alec and Seregil are sent on their most daring mission yet: convince the people of Aurenen to join Skala and end the war.
Lynn Flewelling is best known for her Nightrunner series, as well as the Tamir Triad, and her work appears in a dozen languages. She also maintains a lively online presence with her website and her Live Journal, "Talk in the Shadows." Born in northern Maine, Flewelling is happily transplanted in Redlands, California, with her husband and too many animals.