As Eliani races north to find the missing ælven governor of Fireshore, her mindspeech partner Turisan and the Southfæld Guard prepare for war with the savage kobalen at Midrange. Neither knows that they face a greater danger— the outcast Shalár is leading an army toward Ghlanhras, seeking to retake the realm that was once her home: Fireshore.
"Pati Nagle has been one of fantasy's best-kept secrets. She takes us places no one else can." ―Kristine Kathryn Rusch
"""" "In fantasy, the tropes of vampires and elves have both been done to death, but Nagle makes both fresh and the characters, not their situations or their preferences for blood, carry the novel." ―RT Book Reviews