The adventures of Farin and Stinker continue.
Can the squire save his master? At the end of his tether, the gravedigger’s son desperately tries to help his lord, Knight Emicho. An urgent mission, over the treacherous Western Mountains and into the mysterious Swamplands, is his only option. Yet the greatest dangers he faces are betrayal, distrust, and despair.
In new and strange surroundings, and relying on her wits, Aross must protect her secret. She learns of her murky past and is confronted by the realization that her future will be far from easy.