On the Emperor’s Secret Service.

The face of war is about to change forever.

The Kingdom of Navarre is developing a new weapon that threatens to upend the balance of power with its neighbors, and has sparked a mad scramble within the Boehman Empire to discover the nature of this new threat.

Drawn by the promise of a windfall she cannot possibly decline, Elsabeth Soesten makes her way to the City of Carcassonne on an assignment for His Imperial Majesty. Her mission: To find a way into one of the most heavily-guarded sites in Navarre and secure this new weapon.

But more than just her life is on the line, as Elsabeth races against time for the opportunity to correct the greatest mistake she ever made.