Gyll Hermond was spawned by the dark streets of Neweden, a world torn apart by intrigue and blood-feud. He’d moulded a ragged band of kinless outcasts into a trained killing force – the Hoorka Assassins’ Guild – and was then deposed in a bitter power struggles. Now Fate bring Gyll back to Neweden as military commander of a powerful Trading Family. Hoorka has become a lethal weapon in the hands of a repressive regime. Gyll must risk his life in a final confrontation with his own deadly creation.