Everything has a cost? Yes.
What price vengeance? Blood.
Who pays? Everyone.
Atrament has spoken and gifted Clara, High Lord of the Helm at Almandine, with knowledge. In addition to discovering who was responsible for the death of her foster son, she learnt of the origins of the Order of the Guardians. How they attained power and shortly after gripped Noor, the place of perfect light, in a stranglehold that has been maintained for eons.
No longer bound in deep depression for her lost child, hatred and desire for justice consumes Clara. While her Spymaster’s agents search for her boy’s murderer, an opportunity to spark rebellion and bring the Order down becomes evident, but only if she has the heart and stomach to cast Noor into the ferment of war.