Pentus once again finds himself trapped in an inevitable war between the Empire and his city. But that's not all, leading the army towards the destruction of his city is his once best friend. Determined to stop him, despite his father's protests he sneaks out of the castle and finds his friend. Except much has changed, his friend warns him of the assassins that are headed to assassinate him. With no other choice he must set out and stop the assassins before they take him by surprise and end his life. Can he stop the Assassin Lord, the undefeated, most feared and stealthiest man in Astrania, with nothing but the sword by his side and his wits to last him? Burdened with the thoughts of rescuing his friend, will his adventure prove a short one or will he finally find a grave in the end? Stay tuned and continue reading to find out!