Pariah, spy, and Inquisitorial agent – Alizebeth Bequin is all of these things, yet none of them, an enigma even to herself. Now, coveted by the the Archenemy, pursued by the Inquisition, and caught in a conflict between two former allies, Bequin becomes embroiled in a dark plot in which she knows not her role or purpose.
It's an intriguing and evocative story that shows characters you know and love through new (yet strangely familiar) eyes, forging a stunning mystery that will leave you astonished.
In the city of Queen Mab, nothing is quite as it seems. Alizebeth Bequin finds herself caught in a conflict between Inquisitors Gregor Eisenhorn and Gideon Ravenor, former allies now enemies who are playing a shadow game against a mysterious and deadly foe. Coveted by the Archenemy, pursued by the Inquisition, Bequin becomes embroiled in a dark plot of which she knows not her role or purpose. Helped by a disparate group of allies, she must unravel the secrets of her life and past if she is to survive a coming battle in which the line between friends and foes is fatally blurred.
Written by Dan Abnett