Where do murder, mystery, and high fantasy meet? On the mean streets of Sharn, The City of Towers... When a simple pay-off turns to murder, a quiet operator getting by in the seediest parts of Sharn finds himself in possession of a strange relic. His enemies want the relic, he wants its owner, the City Watch wants him arrested, and even his friends want him dead. As if that weren't enough, a mysterious woman just hired him to find a magic device that could bring the world to its knees. When the job turns this dangerous, winning is no longer an option. It may be all he can do just to stay alive!