The Five Kings have dispatched an expeditionary force. Their purpose: to investigate a terrible rumor of an ancient enemy made new. At the tip of the spear are the Jomsskari.
Hand-picked warriors from the kingdoms of Men, Elves, Halflings, Dwarves, and even Orcs, the Jomsskari are no strangers to the appalling conditions and constant peril they face. But for their doctor, Erik, the struggle to survive against all odds raises the most fundamental questions of all.
And a thousand miles from home, at the peak of a great mountain, the Jomsskari have only begun to understand their true purpose.