While at first it appeared that Warriors of the West had risen above all other rivals, they did not account for the fact House Ragewater had built their capital around the remains of one of the mighty Giant Watchtowers. While the Warriors of the West celebrated their victory House Ragewater launched a counter attack from within the city and repelled the invaders.
The shadow of the Eastern Empire has grown long, and the other alliances have banded together in an attempt to prevent them from controlling all of Everland. But do their efforts come too late? When the roar of battle finally fades, one alliance will stand above them all.
House Westwind’s capital city has been destroyed by House Onyx, and the statues honoring the ancient line of Westwind Kings have been reduced to rubble. Across the land peasants revolt, and in the East, House Dauntless defies the authority of the Eastern Empress, claiming the Wailing Highlands as their new home.