Written by David Ferring.
His home destroyed, his true love slain by deamonic forces, Konrad's entire life is shattered in a single day. Saved from certain death by the enigmatic mercenary known as Wolf, Konrad sets out on a perilous quest for vengeance and the secret of his destiny. It is an adventure that will take him to the dark edge.
The "Warhammer" world is a land of grim fantasy and perilous adventure, threatened by the Dark Powers. This is the second book of a trilogy in which Konrad pursues a dangerous quest through the "Warhammer" world, for the riddle of his past and the secret of his destiny.
The mystery of Konrad's destiny plunges him into a new set of deadly adventures, aided by the Warblade, a mystical sword forged especially for his hand. Konrad and his band of fellows are thrown into conflict with their old enemies the skaven, who are plotting against the life of the Emperor himself.