By Steven Erikson
Savaged by way of the K'Chain Nah'Ruk, the Bonehunters march for Kolanse, the place waits an unknown destiny. stricken by questions, the military totters at the fringe of mutiny, yet Adjunct Tavore won't relent. One ultimate act is still, whether it is in her strength, if she will carry her military jointly, if the shaky allegiances she has cast can continue to exist all that's to come back. a lady with out presents of magic, deemed undeniable, unprepossessing, exhibiting not anything to instill loyalty or self belief, Tavore Paran of residence Paran capacity to problem the gods―if her personal troops do not kill her first.
Awaiting Tavore and her allies are the Forkrul Assail, the ultimate arbiters of humanity. Drawing upon an alien strength bad in its importance, they search to cleanse the area, to annihilate each human, each civilization, with a purpose to commence anew. They welcome the arriving conflagration of slaughter, for it will be in their personal devising, and it pleases them to understand that, in the middle of the enemies collecting opposed to them, there might be betrayal.
In the world of Kurald Galain, domestic to the lengthy misplaced urban of Kharkanas, a mass of refugees stand upon the 1st Shore. Commanded by means of Yedan Derryg, the Watch, they watch for the breaching of Lightfall, and the arriving of the Tiste Liosan. this can be a battle they can not win, and they're going to die within the identify of an empty urban and a queen without subjects.
Elsewhere, the 3 Elder Gods, Kilmandaros, Errastas and Sechul Lath, paintings to shatter the chains binding Korabas, the Otataral Dragon, from her everlasting legal. as soon as freed, she's going to upward push as a strength of devastation, and opposed to her no mortal can stand. on the Gates of Starvald Demelain, the Azath condo sealing the portal is death. quickly will come the Eleint, and once again, there'll be dragons within the world.