Book III of The Word and the Void. As a Knight of the Word, John Ross has struggled against the dark terrors of the Void for twenty five years. But for all his power, he is only one man while the demons he battles are legion. Then Ross learns of the birth of a rare and dangerous creature formed of wild magics. If he can discover its secret, the creature would be an invaluable weapon against the Void. But the Void also know its value and it will not rest until the creature has been corrupted – or destroyed.