With war escalating, Neeko knows he will be sent to battle soon. Meanwhile, his mother’s cunning murderer will stop at nothing to kill him. But these dangers don’t compare to what’s coming, what no one in the North can defend against except for him.
Forced down crossroads that are sure to change the course of his life no matter which path he chooses, Neeko must use everything he’s learned to stay alive and protect the North. Unfortunately, that still might not be enough. He thought he’d already seen the most horrible savagery with the murder of his mother, but the worst is yet to come.