The necromancers power base is destroyed and the source of their power, the Grave, is flooded. Darklake is crammed to bursting with refugees after I sacked the Grave and destroyed Learneth by fire. Darklake, Learneth, the Grave are mine by right of conquest. Now I have to decide what to do with them and their peoples. I just hope I decide wisely.Secret powers move in the north, veiled interests and invisible hands move to shield powerful secrets. Moved into the heart of a subtle game, Sumto is motivated by guilt to vindicate his actions and beliefs.The third of four novels that follow the development of Sumto, a man unknowingly manipulated by someone determined to shape him for his own ends:Book One: The Last King's AmuletBook Two: The Key To The GraveBook Three: The Invisible HandBook Four: All The King's BastardsThe four novels may be considered as one long novel.