The New Empire intends to mark its victory over the nationalists with a bloody celebration. On the high holiday of Wintertide, two traitors—Degan Gaunt and the Witch of Melengar—will be publicly executed. On that same day, the empress will be married. Once she suffers a fatal accident, the Imperialists will reign supreme. There is just one problem. Royce Melborn and Hadrian Blackwater—the legendary swordsmen—have finally found the heir of Novron, and now it is time to act. Download and start listening now!