By Tad Williams
A yr in the past, the March Kingdoms have been at peace, and the Eddon family members held the throne. Now the family members has been shattered. King Olin Eddon is a prisoner in a remote land, and Olin's inheritor Kendrick is dead--slain via treachery and darkish, bloody magic.
With their father and brother taken from them, the royal twins Barrick and Briony have performed their most sensible to carry the dominion jointly, yet now Barrick has been captured in a failed struggle opposed to the immortal Twilight humans and Briony has been compelled to flee.
Behind the Shadowline, Prince Barrick is misplaced and spellbound within the land of the fairies, whereas Princess Briony reveals either allies and lethal enemies in unforeseen areas faraway from the land of her birth.
During their determined trips the twins notice that even a land's rulers may well comprehend little of its actual historical past, and that either households and countries can cover darkish and bad secrets.
But whether Barrick and Briony live on studying the excellent truths on the middle in their family and of Southmarch itself, they have to nonetheless have the option to do the very unlikely: they need to reclaim their nation and rescue their domestic and folks from a large number of strong enemies--from traitors, tyrants, a god-king, or even the indignant gods themselves.