When Syrina finds Anna and Pasha, survivors of General Mann’s assault on the valley, hidden in the peaks of the Black Wall, she realizes they may be the key to discovering what she is. But after feelings she didn’t think possible well up for Pasha, things grow complicated. With the help of Ves, pirate-turned-smuggler, they pursue Mann across the continent. However, growing tensions between factions within the Church of N’narad make the trip more perilous than they counted on.
Ranat Totz ha pasado la mayor parte de su vida robando las tumbas de los muertos para obtener suficiente estaño para comprar su próxima bebida. Pero después de que decide saquear el cuerpo de un sacerdote rico que encuentra en un callejón, es arrestado y condenado por asesinar al hombre. Al darse cuenta de que no tiene nada que mostrar para su vida, Ranat comienza una apuesta desesperada para resolver el crimen que no cometió, para que pueda limpiar lo único que tiene valor: su nombre. Y tal vez tomar otro trago en el camino.
Ranat Totz has spent most of his life robbing the tombs of the dead for enough tin to buy his next drink. But after he decides to loot the body of a wealthy priest he finds in an alley, he's arrested and convicted of murdering the man. Realizing he's got nothing to show for his life, Ranat begins a desperate gamble to solve the crime he didn’t commit, so he can clear the only thing of value he has - his name. And maybe have another drink on the way.
Syrina is a Kalis: a master of disguise, assassin, and spy. Her kind has served the High Merchants’ Syndicate for a thousand generations. When Syrina receives a surprising gift from her lord, she realizes something is not right. The High Merchants don’t do anything without a reason. After a seemingly regular spying mission goes awry, the trail leads her to the city of Fom. There, she learns of a secret that could lead to the doom of them all.