When he was nine, he watched as his mother and brother were killed before him. At thirteen, he led a band of bloodthirsty thugs. By fifteen, he intends to be kingÖ
Itís time for Prince Honorous Jorg Ancrath to return to the castle he turned his back on, to take whatís rightfully his. Since the day he hung pinned on the thorns of a briar patch and watched Count Renarís men slaughter his mother and young brother, Jorg has been driven to vent his rage. Life and death are no more than a game to himóand he has nothing left to lose. But treachery awaits him in his fatherís castle. Treachery and dark magic. No matter how fierce his will, can one young man conquer enemies with power beyond his imagining?
From the international bestselling author of the Broken Empire Trilogy, the thrilling conclusion to the Red Queenís War...
All the horrors of Hell stand between Snorri ver Snagason and the rescue of his family, if indeed the dead can be rescued. For Jalan Kendeth, getting out alive and with Lokiís key is all that matters. Lokiís creation can open any lock, any door, and it may also be the key to Jalanís fortune back in the living world.
Jalan plans to return to the three wís that have been the core of his idle and debauched life: wine, women, and wagering. Fate, however, has other plans, larger plans. The Wheel of Osheim is turning ever faster, and it will crack the world unless itís stopped. When the end of all things looms, and thereís nowhere to run, even the worst coward must find new answers. Jalan and Snorri face many dangers, from the corpse hordes of the Dead King to the many mirrors of the Lady Blue, but in the end, fast or slow, the Wheel of Osheim always pulls you back. In the end, itís win or die.