In the borderlands of Koronaka, there is a tenuous peace between the settlers and the uncivilized Picts of the Bear Clan. An envoy of the king arrives to secure and spread such harmony all along the Westermarck-bringing with him his headstrong daughter, Alanya.
Alanya’s free spirit catches the attention of Kral-a Pictish warrior just coming of age-who is fascinated by her beauty and courage. Meeting in secret, they form an unlikely bond. But when they are discovered, the results are tragic, as Kral returns to his village to find his clan slaughtered-and their sacred crown stolen.
Aided by Alanya and a circle of allies, Kral embarks on a quest against those who destroyed his people, and the tyrant who took the precious Teeth of the Ice Bear. And to do so, he must become his enemy’s worst nightmare.
He must become a ghost…