After three centuries of peace, how does a war begin? With every world ruler friends with the other, how the nations pick sides? How can war begin when every nation has surrendered?
Genius convict Mycroft Canner has completed the history started in Too Like the Lightning and concluded in Seven Surrenders. Now he begins his chronicle of the guileless search for an order to the conflict as the world slouches towards war, while a living myth contends with a celebrity assassin, a corrupt priestess and a captive god to shape the conflict and the world to come.