By Troy Denning
Big apple occasions best-selling writer Troy Denning pens the second novel within the Empires Trilogy, a saga set within the land of Kara-Tur in the Forgotten Realms.
The barbarbarian horde has breached the traditional Dragonwall and now threatens the oriental land of Shou Lung. robust as they're, the Shou army’s merely wish lies with Batu Min Ho, a tender basic who's himself a 3rd iteration descendant of Tuigan barbarians. yet Batu’s spouse needs to struggle her personal conflict within the treacherous political terrain of the imperial courtroom, as a psy makes an attempt to undermine the empreror’s self belief in her husband. And if Batu is to keep his command and store Shou Lung, it's a conflict she must never lose.
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