Before there was Dun Lady’s Jess…
Magic, betrayal, and a twice-cursed exile–only one man’s determination can untangle the deadly intrigue that binds them together.
Laine has always been full of True Dreams, but never before have they gone to such dark places. Now his mountain caravan route grows more dangerous by the day, and Laine can’t afford distractions–not from the Dreams, not from his sheltered sister, and not from the enigmatic warrior who joins the caravan to skirt the deadly Barrenlands.
Or so he says.
Laine thinks there’s more to it, and he’s right. A murdered sovereign, a King’s Guard in exile, a family in hiding…a twice-cursed Son of Solvany. The warrior has come to unravel the mystery that surrounds them all–and if he’s been sent to kill Laine and his sister, it suddenly seems he might also be the only one who can save them.
But only if Laine can find the real truth behind what he Sees…
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