A scarred warrior thrust into a deadly quest against the gods!
When shipwrecked upon a sandy beach, Urith and his nephew Oslaf find their enemies waiting. They become hunted refugees who must cross enemy lands with no apparent reason behind their misfortune. However, neither man realizes the Fates have already determined Urith’s destiny.
After finding an old friend, Urith discovers prophecy predetermined his path. He will seek a weapon of the gods. But adversaries know of the prophecy as well, and they want the power that comes from the Skool. Even the brutal gods join in the quest, creating deadly encounters for Urith and his comrades. He learns that honor is gone, trust is nebulous, and his opponents ruthless in the hunt for the Shield of Skool.