Bershad is sentenced to kill dragons until he meets an early grave. Then the king offers him a mission that could buy him redemption . . . but it makes dragon-slaying seem simple.
Bershad's kingdom is facing war, as the dragon-slayer hides a great secret. This is the epic sequel to Blood of an Exile, and as John Gwynne said of book one: 'it doesn't get much cooler than this'