By David Dalglish
From USA Today bestselling writer David Dalglish
THE UNDERWORLD TREMBLES on the upward push OF THE SUN...
In booklet #5 of the Shadowdance series... an evening of fireside and blood heralds Muzien the Darkhand's arrival to Veldaren. With him comes the may possibly of the sunlight Guild, desirous to unfold their legal empire.
Left blind after being attacked through the Widow, Alyssa Gemcroft struggles to carry jointly the remnants of the Trifect because the sunlight Guild's arrival threatens to shatter no matter what destiny her son may need left.
Veldaren's purely desire is within the Watcher, yet Haern isn't any longer there. along with his father, Thren Felhorn, he's touring to the Stronghold, an old bastion of the darkish paladins of Karak. Will they locate the solutions they search? Or will the Stronghold be their ultimate destination?
Killer or savior; the road can now not stay blurred.
Fantasy writer David Dalglish keeps his story of retribution and darkness during this never-before-released novel within the Shadowdance sequence, following A Dance of Shadows.
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