Across the plains of Hyrkania, a message sweeps through the scatteredpeoples of the nation.
Bells ring, horns blow, voices shout -- the King isdying!
Red Sonja rides to save the King from his doom as the powers of Hyboriacrowd around to strike when the kingdom is weakest.
But a dread new power risesfrom within Hyrkania's own borders, bent on defending its homeland... no matterthe cost, no matter what its people become.
A defining chapter of the Red Sonjasaga, dark, clever, vicious, and funny, as the She-Devil with a Sword must stopthe rise of a brutal new regime: her own people!