"An imaginative military fantasy about empires in deadly conflict."
—Barnes & Noble
"Margaret Weis & Robert Krammes have written a grand epic fantasy reminiscent of the early Shannara books. Magic is emboldened in objects and large percentages of the populace can use it. Readers will feel they are visiting another world mindful of the English French medieval war period; but also filled with paranormal creatures; some are allies of mankind while a few are indifferent and the rest are belligerent. The key characters are fully developed, but most important is the magic of the first Dragon Brigade saga seems real."