The Five Fingers of the Black Hand have risen – a society of necromancers resolute in suffocating the world of Einroth beneath their black magic. Over hundreds of years, the Dark Ones have become nothing but fable, childhood stories. Now, the Dark Ones have returned. Prince Kyrn must set aside his family and embark on a grueling journey to unite the forces of Einroth. Constantly chased by the Dark Ones, Kyrn learns the secrets of his own life, and of the world he was born into.
For James Bennett, the gun shot was the loudest sound he’d ever heard. He’d spent his entire life making wrongs right. Now, he is unsure if anything can change what he’s done. After a late night at work in Foris, Louisiana, he finds himself confronted by a strange man in a blue jumpsuit outside of Betty’s Diner. When the altercation turns deadly, James finds himself left with a nearly impossible choice: turn himself in, or leave the evidence behind and pretend his life will go back to normal.
In his decision, his life proves everything but normal. A strange man, known to James only as the Shadow Man, appears in an untimely manner, leaving him stuck between a psychological break, and the very real possibility that the reality he has known is crumbling around him. Beneath the eyes of the local police, FBI, and his loved ones, James Bennett must solve the mystery of the deadly situation he’s found himself within. But can life return to normal after murder?