The thrilling follow-up to Scholaróin which, after discovering a coup attempt and preventing a bloody civil war, Quaeryt was appointed princeps of Tilboróbegins a new episode in the young Imager's life. Now second only to the governor, and still hiding his powers as an Imager, Quaeryt is enjoying his new position, as well as his marriage to Lord Bhayarís youngest sister, Vaelora, when a volcanic eruption devastates the old capital of Telaryn.
He and his wife are dispatched to Extela, Telarynís capitol city, to replace the governor killed in the eruption. Quaeryt and Vaelora must restore order to a city filled with chaos and corruption, and do so quickly. The regiment under his command must soon depart to bolster Telarynís border defenses against a neighboring ruler who sees the volcanic devastation as an opportunity for invasion and conquest.
• ISBN: 9780765330956