The astonishing first volume in Raymond E. Feist's bestselling
Serpentwar series! Ancient powers are readying themselves for a
devastating confrontation, and a dark queen has raised a standard
and is gathering armies of unmatched might. Into this battleground
of good and evil a band of desperate men are forced whose only hope
for survival is to face this ancient power and discover its true
nature. Their quest is at best dangerous and at worst suicidal.
Among them are some unlikely heroes - Erik, a bastard heir denied
his birthright, and his friend Roo, an irrepressible scoundrel with
a penchant for thievery are accompanied by the mysterious Miranda
upon whom all must wager their lives. She appears to be an ally but
also possess a hidden agenda and may prove to be a more deadly foe
when the final confrontation is at hand!