|This article is about the Novel by Chris Wraight; for the Rune Priest, see Njal Stormcaller.|
|Series||Blood of Asaheim|
|Preceded by||Blood of Asaheim|
As events on the plague-wracked world of Ras Shakeh spin out of control, the Imperium descends upon the world in force. Njal Stormcaller, Space Wolves Rune Priest, arrives to reinforce the embattled Jarnhamar pack, and finds his battle-brothers at one another's throats, each pursuing their own agendas. Meanwhile, the forces of the Ecclesiarchy arrive to retake their world and uncover the sinister secret behind the world's corruption, a secret that threatens the survival of the Imperium itself...