The Mancers are falling, hunted and slain by the blood mage they call the Monster of Menie: Ba’tvian Delthanurk. With the aid of his companions, the elven lady Nerisse se li Astorae and the barbarian Ibestor, he has begun a quiet war, leaving death in his wake. As he blazes a bloody trail across the breadth of Orthanor, he will make new allies, meet his enemies head-on, and carve his name deep into the history of Einlienn.Yet the decision to fight comes with heavy consequences. The Mancers will not die easily under his blade, nor will they stand by to watch their brethren perish. With a single message, they have set in motion events that will force the Monsters most devoted follower, a once-intended priestess, to make a terrible choice in order to survive – and when Ba’tvian gives his command, that choice will be no choice at all…His Command is the fourth story in this novella series.