Many generations ago, the Wall was built to hold back the
sea. A simple dam, it grew into a vast linear city, home to
scholars, builders, and merchants.
But now days are growing shorter, temperatures colder, and
in the wake of long winters come famine, destruction, and
terror. As a mass exodus to warmer climes threatens to
fracture Northland, one man believes he can outwit the cold
and even salvage some scraps of the great
civilizationâ€”before interminable gloom settles over the
land; before the fires of war lay waste to an empire; before
the ice comes....