Prince Meled has an offer. Which Ivolga can refuse. Theoretically.
=> Last we saw Prince Meled, he was getting ready to marry an otherling for the sake of scaring the Halcians away: https://tapas.io/episode/2240514
=> Last we saw Ivolga, she was in trouble because she'd used battle magic on the Gosondar's Companions: https://tapas.io/episode/2019638
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…