Tavi of Calderon, now recognized as Princeps Gaius Octavian
and heir to the crown, has achieved a fragile alliance with
Alera’s oldest foes, the savage Canim. But when Tavi and
his legions guide the Canim safely to their lands, his
worst fears are realized.
The dreaded Vord—the enemy of Aleran and Cane alike—have
spent the last three years laying waste to the Canim
homeland. And when the Alerans are cut off from their
ships, they find themselves with no choice but to fight
shoulder to shoulder if they are to survive.
For a thousand years, Alera and her furies have withstood
every enemy, and survived every foe
The thousand years are over…