Talbot Uskervren fights a deadly battle within himself. In order to survive against the Black Brotherhood he has to let the inner wolf loose. But the only way for him to live in Selgaunt society is to keep the wolf chained.
The second son of a wealthy family fights a battle against himself in this fast paced fantasy story. When the Black Brotherhood comes to town, he must put his sword and acting skills to the test, while controlling the beast that lives inside of him.