- Winter 1461 -Richard Duke of York is dead, his ambitions in ruins, his head spiked on the walls of York city. King Henry VI is still held prisoner. His Lancastrian queen rides south with an army of northerners, accompanied by warriors from the Scottish Highlands.
Margaret and her army seem unstoppable. But his death has unleashed York's sons. Edward of March, now Duke of York, proclaims himself England's rightful king.
Through blood and treason, broken men and vengeful women, brother shall confront brother, king shall face king.
Two men may claim a crown. Only one can keep it.