Elven twins Trigal and Algar Hemmes were the mercenary kings of Bracken Arch. They sowed chaos using violence and grotesque magic. Everyone who challenged them was crushed. Nothing could stop them. They survived every battle and assassination attempt unscathed, ready to mete out brutal retribution. After decades of their reign, many thought they were gods.
Until Trigal was killed.
For the first time in decades, peace is within reach. If Algar can be found and the Hemmes' line erased..
York Redding sacrificed his blood, reputation, and soldiers to destroy Trigal Hemmes. Unless he can sever Algar's tie to the land, it will all have been in vain. His only lead is a mysterious prisoner who claims to know the secret to finding Algar. She's willing to cooperate with him if he sets her free.
Garnet has been unwillingly bound to the Hemmes brothers since childhood. After a lifetime of living on a magical leash, she's finally got a chance to be free. If she can kill Algar and escape before York discovers her secrets. She's risked her life and sanity to get this far; what's a few more lies?