Ambar Dimalfi was having the time of his life. Fighting, wenching, and getting paid for it. Being a freelance mercenary was starting to pay. Then, a message from his home. His uncle Luigi was dead and he, Ambar, was to be named heir to the house of Demalfi. Family honor and duty compelled him to journey home for the reading of the will. But before he arrives there he finds that someone is trying to kill him. Who and why? The next few weeks will severely test Ambar and friends. The journey to his home yields many surprises for them all. Join them as they discover what, and who, is trying to stop them.