The Nian land is changing. When the land changes, enemies come. The Lizia have not come for ages. No one alive has ever seen one. Some no longer believe the Histories. But the signs say IT IS TIME.
Vassal prince Kayano Rithael wants his kingdom back. He has two weeks to spy out enemy defenses before beginning his military coup, but assassins stalk his heels, and his own adviser resents him. At every turn, new obstacles or intriguing developments threaten the success of his mission. If he can't straighten things out before the appointed day, the coup may be over before it even begins!
Fantasy for Teens and Young Adults