For Grand Master Callatas is ready to work his terrible Apotheosis, and all he needs to unleash the dark power of the nagataaru is the Staff and the Seal of Iramis…once he takes them from Caina’s dead hands.
Yet if Caina and Callatas do not work together, they are doomed.
For the last of the fearsome Great Necromancers, Kharnaces the Heretic, laid his sinister trap long ago, and its jaws now close around his former pupil Callatas. Unless the mighty sorcery of Kharnaces is defeated, he will unmake the world in his dark designs.
Starting with Caina and Callatas…
Ridmark has learned that the sorceress Cathala holds the secret of the Seven Swords, and quests to free her from the grasp of an imprisoning spell.
But the Maledicti priests know of Ridmark's quest, and plot to stop him with a deadly new weapon.
For how can a knight fight the shadows in his mind?
Two items I've stolen for the Rebels, and I only need to steal one more thing for them.
Trouble is, it's in Last Judge Mountain, a secret military base left over from before the High Queen of the Elves conquered Earth.
There are things in Last Judge Mountain that should never again see the light of day.
And if I go into the mountain, I might never come out again...
CAINA is trapped in the ruins of an ancient necromancer's tomb. Unless she escapes the lethal trap, there will be no one to stop Grand Master Callatas from unleashing the Apotheosis.
KYLON is desperate to save Caina's life. The deadly Red Huntress is coming for Caina, and only by the sacrifice of his own life can Kylon save Caina from the Huntress's blade.
Or the Red Huntress might simply kill them both.
CALLATAS is ready to call the Apotheosis and create a new humanity to replace the old.
Of course, the old humanity will have to die first...every last man, woman, and child.
And he will start with Caina Amalas.
As the Padishah of Istarinmul prepares to make peace with the Emperor, the Ghosts must keep the Padishah’s ambassador safe from assassins.
But when an escaped slave begs for Caina’s help, she finds dark plots stirring in the shadows.
Plots that threaten to devour the Empire and unleash terrible horrors.
Ridmark Arban is the Shield Knight, but he is the only Swordbearer in the realm of Owyllain.
That means he is the only warrior capable of defending Owyllain from the forces of dark magic.
But the powers of darkness have servants in Owyllain, servants who are more than willing to put a dagger in Ridmark's back...
Caina Amalas is a Ghost circlemaster, leader of the Emperor's spies in Istarinmul. Yet the people of Istarinmul know her as the Balarigar, the daring master thief who challenged the corrupt lords and cruel princes of the city.
And now Grand Master Callatas, the most powerful sorcerer of Istarinmul, wants her dead, and without allies Caina will not survive.
So when a legendary thief offers Caina a chance to rob Callatas himself, she has no choice but to join the venture.
But no one has ever escaped the dark perils of Callatas's Maze...