Wolfblade sees Ragnar sent into exile on Holy Terra, to serve House Belisarius as part of an ages old pact. He soon finds that no-one is safe from the scheming of the Navigator Houses, and the sinister House Ferraci in particular…Politics, intrigue, assassination and epic battles abound and Ragnar is ably aided and abetted by two new brothers-in-arms, the larger than life Haegr, and the suave and mysterious Torin.