The Fearnaught Wars finally seem to be at an end but as the Ironian army returns to the city the rise of the Grey Cloaks begins. A murderous reign of terror moves from town to town led by a merciless Fearnaught Witch, determined to crush Ironia and all it stands for. No one in her path is safe.
The once formidable Henry Artorius is haunted by his past, restless, bitter and a shadow of his former self, yet the future of the Warspite may soon rest upon his shoulders as the drums of war echo again. A plot emerges to destroy the Warspite dynasty once and for all. Can he break free from his shackles to confront the Witch and do what must be done?
Lord Hasler faces allegations of treason and must clear his name to remain Lord Protector of the city. As his future hangs in the balance he sets about unearthing the dark origins of the Warspite’s forgotten powers. Hasler’s knowledge of the Dark Arts is limited, but faced with a powerful witch and the walking dead, he sees little option other than to re-establish the Warspite’s grand mastery over what was once known as the Powers of the Sixth...