The beloved and respected Emperor John Cardillion IV is dead. Now his four sons, a Cleric, a Fighter, a Magic User and a Thief/businessman, all intend to destroy each other to rule the Palamaran Empire. Earl Thomas Medford, the Lord Chancellor, intends to win the impending civil war and marry his daughter off to the next Emperor. Which brother should he choose becomes the all important question because the four brothers are greedy, selfish, despicable, megalomaniacs?
Lady Christina Medford and Imperial Guard officer Nicholas Armand have fallen hopelessly in love despite their duties and responsibilities. If her father discovers or even suspects their romance then Christina, Nick and many of their friends might be quickly executed. Why take the risk? Love is insane and irresistible.
Gamemasters University wizard Oliver Wendell Enalan discovers to his considerable surprise that he has tremendous latent psionic abilities. Enalan intends to develop these new skills for everyone’s benefit but he never expected such a teacher. When phenomenal cosmic power clashes with reckless ambitions, you KNOW that many people are going to die.John Paul Ried