A first novel.
Eretria. Crossroad of Civilization, Home to a Hundred Gods, Jewel of the Desert . . . City of the Dead. Necropolis! Will four people brought together by circumstance survive her deadly secrets? Conyr, a prison guard haunted by the betrayals and destruction of a past war. He finds himself embroiled in a conflict that threatens not only the city he fought for, but also his very soul. Dru, a young holy warrior sent to Eretria on a mission that has been wiped from his mind after a brutal assassination attempt. Now, hurt and confused in an enemy land, he must search for his past amid continual danger. Gilas, an ex-councilman and priestly initiate, he schemes to restore his power and punish the man who caused his imprisonment. Val. Desperate for a better life, this young mischief maker finds herself surrounded by awakening legends and the fulfillment of prophecies.