'With the Danan unleashed and Shanek’s humanity all but destroyed, the human world stands on the brink of destruction, unaware of its peril.
'The Skrin Tia’k are breeding and sending forth their warriors while those who ply the waters are divided against themselves. Cherise is heading to Eysteinn to complete his mission for the Thane, but the slave Jayotsana can feel a new and unexpected power—a power that the Assassin plans to use to his own ends.
'The power of the Triumvirate is loosed on the world and the ancient warrior code of the Way of Purity might hold the key—if anyone can unlock its mysteries in time'. Source: publisher's website (http://www.voyageronline.com.au/books/). Sighted 21/2/11.