Author(s): Russell Kirkpatrick
DoP December 2009, NZ Softcover The Gods are ravaging the world and Lenares has the power to stop them - if she can get her companions to believe her. Stella wonders if she can trust the potentially traitorous Undying Man, who offers to help, but is fixated on his own agenda. Noetos, seeking revenge for the deaths of his loved ones, is yet to realise his enemy is one of his companions. The fisherman, cosmographer and queen need to reach Andratan...only there will they break free of Husk's malevolent control over them.
Shortlisted for Sir Julius Vogel Award for Best Novel (Adult) 2010.