In which Prince Meled reads the letter, wakes up completely, and has no plans to suffer alone.
That concludes Chapter III, woo-hoo! Next week we're taking a bit of a break (though keep an eye out for the Chapter IV cover), and then on June 14th we're finally going to meet the King of Bereg and possibly someone else, too.
Unknown assassins hound the steps of Marshal Areghyr Deguisay, the supreme commander of the Halcian Republic. As the attack gets blamed on the neighbouring kingdom of Bereg and the senate cries for vengeance, Deguisay's surviving adjutants struggle to uncover the real enemy. Wish them luck, because nothing in Halcian high politics is what it seems - including, perhaps, Deguisay himself.
Meanwhile in Bereg, a court seer needs no magic to foresee a war her people can't possibly win…