“What George R.R. Martin’s Game of Thrones did for the War of the Roses, Starkston has done for the forgotten Bronze Age Hittite civilization. Mystery, romance, political intrigue, and magic…”
A curse, a conspiracy and the clash of kingdoms. A defiant priestess confronts her foes, armed only with ingenuity and forbidden magic.
A malignant curse from the Underworld threatens Tesha’s city with fiery devastation. The young priestess of Ishana, goddess of love & war, must overcome this demonic darkness. Charred remains of an enemy of the Hitolian Empire reveal both treason & evil magic. Into this crisis, King Hattu, younger brother of the Great King, arrives to make offerings, but he conceals his true mission. As connection sparks between King Hattu & Tesha, the Grand Votary accuses Hattu of murderous sorcery. Isolated in prison and facing execution, Hattu’s only hope lies in Tesha.