Stolen from her people as a child and raised as a citizen of the Tyranian Empire, Ligea Gayed is the obvious choice to despatch to her homeland, occupied Kardiastan, with orders to root out a rebel conspiracy.
At first, she devotes herself to her new assignment with zeal.
Adopted daughter of the Empire's greatest general, and possessing a fearsome reputation within the ruthless Imperial spy network known as the Brotherhood, Ligea views herself as a loyal servant of Tyrans.
But blood will out, and with each day she spends among her parents' people, her disciplined self-image crumbles a little. And there are secrets in Kardiastan, secrets that will inevitably force Ligea to choose between her upbringing and her birthright.
Secrets that will shape the destiny of two nations...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 480 pages, 1 map
- Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
- Publication Date: 02/08/2007
- Category: Historical adventure
- ISBN: 9781841496092