In this searing conclusion to her Thieves' World novel trilogy, Janet Morris takes her character Tempus and his Stepsons into the treacherous lair of Death's Queen. The Rankan emperor's life is at stake, and Tempus's very soul hangs in the balance.
In an explosive clash of duelling forces, the fate of an empire shall be forged by powers both mortal and immortal - beyond Sanctuary, beyond the veil of black and deadly magic...
Another back cover blurb:
"The searing conclusion to her Thieves' World Trilogy!.
In Beyond Wizardwall, the northern adventures of Tempus and his Stepsons come to their apocalyptic conclusion at the Festival of Man, where the games are not the scheduled ones of prowess at swordplay or chariot-racing, but games of assassination and treachery, with the Rankan emperor's life and the honor of the Sacred Band at stake..."