To save his family from starvation, Stannis of Barony Jazinsk makes the ultimate sacrifice: selling himself into slavery. When he’s sold to an envoy from neighboring Barony Deterikh, he’s thrust into the middle of a feud twenty years in the making. Rumors of dark alchemy and hints of betrayal threaten to break the fragile peace between the baronies, and Stannis’ arrival at the court may be the blow that shatters it. With war drums beating on the horizon, can a lowly pleasure-slave persuade his new owner into preserving the peace?
Written by Kristina Tracer, author of Beautiful World