years have passed since the Monarch assumed the throne of Albion and the kingdom has prospered. But when an ancient, malevolent force threatens the lands to the East, heroes old and new launch a crusade to stem the tide of corruption. And as war erupts in faraway realms, evil also lurks within Albion, when an old foe thought long gone resurfaces for control of the throne.
Christie Golden is the award-winning author of over thirtyfive novels and has over a million books in print. She has written several novels in the Star Wars and StarCraft universes, as well as the New York Times Bestseller Arthas: Rise of the Lich King, a World of Warcraft tie-in.