After the War of the Exiled, Vatherion saw three centuries of peace. A peace that has only recently been broken as The Exiled slowly started to emerge, with the return of the King. King Kirein was murdered by the First of Eight to escape their prison. It falls to Broncus, the last of the Guardians, to save Vatherion from the oncoming onslaught. He must trust those around him, but first he must figure out if they seek to undermine and betray him or make him the Guardian he could be.The First Exiled knows about Broncus and he sends the assassin Kyrin to take care of the issue. With Kyrin losing his memory will he be able to redeem himself or suffer for the atrocities he has committed? Only the Exiled stand between the salvation of Vatherion and only Kyrin stands between his redemption and damnation.