The War With The Wasp Empire Has Ended In A Bitter Stalemate, And Collegium Has Nothing To Show For It But Wounded Veterans Cheerwell Maker Finds Herself Crippled In Ways No Doctor Can Mend, Haunted By Ghosts Of The Past That She Cannot Appease And Seeking Meaning In A City That No Longer Feels Like Home.The Empress Seda Is Regaining Control Over Those Imperial Cities That Refused To Bow The Knee To Her, But She Draws Her Power From Something Sinister Than Mere Armies And War Machines Only Her Consort, The Former Spymaster Thalric, Knows The Truth, And Now The Assassins Are Coming And He Finds His Life And His Loyalties Under Threat Once Again.Out Beyond The Desert Of The Nem The Ancient City Of Khanaphes Awaits Them Both, With A Terrible Secret Entombed Beneath Its Stones.
ADRIAN TCHAIKOVSKY was born in Lincolnshire and studied zoology and psychology at Reading, before practising law in Leeds He is a keen live role player and occasional amateur actor and is trained in stage fighting His literary influences include Gene Wolfe, Mervyn Peake, China Mi ville, Mary Gently, Steven Erikson, Naomi Novak, Scott Lynch and Alan Campbell.
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