Surveying the rich history of Recluce, Magi’i of Cyador introduced Lorn, a gifted boy born into the Magi’i
family. A demanding student mage lacking blind loyalty, Lorn is made into a
lancer officer and shipped off to the frontier. He survives a lengthy period
battling barbarian raiders and the Accursed Forest’s giant beasts, proving
himself a fine officer. As his skills increase, so do his enemies and rivals.
Success makes him a target. When he returns home, he and his family are in
jeopardy, while all of Cyad is in chaos over the Emperor’s death in Scion