He squared his jaw. ‘What I want, is to ruin the man. I want the world to know what he did to my wife. I want justice.’
He felt her smile that time, even though he couldn’t see her lips. ‘Ahura approves. Justice is the domain of death. Justice, without mercy.’
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More about In the Company of the Dead
Son of a duke and third in line for the throne, Lyram is exiled to a lonely castle after striking his prince – but when the castle is besieged, he fears the prince means to remove him more permanently.
Hope arrives in the form of the Left Hand of Death, the woman bound to serve the goddess Ahura in battle. But the priestess has not come for the siege – instead she hunts the castle for a hidden necromancer dedicated to the god of decay.
Within his stone prison, Lyram must fight to save himself from both political machinations and clashing gods. But as the siege lengthens, his greatest threat comes from an unexpected quarter.
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