General Fadawah decides to set up a kingdom for himself in Midkemia. He embarks on a campaign to cement his place in the Midkemian Northlands. Prince Patrick however is determined to retake Krondor, what he sees as the centre of his empire. It is up to Dash and Jimmy, grandsons of the legendary Jimmy the hand, to scout out the city and to set up law and order in the city once it is retaken. It is discovered by Pug and associates that there is again something more sinister at work again as the death cult makes a return and the dead start rising from the grave to fight. It is up to Pug and Thomas to team up again, this time with Miranda and Nakor, to stop this evil being and again bring peace to the world of Midkemia. At the same time Pug must also stop the greed for land that is possessing Fadawah, the empire of kesh and even his own ruler Prince Patrick.
The review of this Book prepared by Neil Morey