Young cleric, Wulfgar, does not believe that his older brother is capable of treason. And yet Wystan stands accused of plotting to overthrow King Edward and place his cousin, Athelwald Seriol on the throne.
It is clear that Seiriol and the Archbishop of York plan to lead an army to conquer Leicester. The Archbishop is an empire-builder, and Seiriol is ruthless. Together, they appear unstoppable.
With the invading army continually gathering force, can Wulfgar unearth the evidence to exonerate his brother before Wystan suffers a traitor's death...?