"A feud between the kingdom's heirs, a battle won by magic and a massacre that stained the battlements of Castle Wulf red with blood. The Necromancer now awaits his next victim deep within the castle walls. No valiant knight or swarthy soldier but a liar, a mercenary and a thief. Karadoc the dwarf is destined to go where men have failed, to come face to face with the Necromancer and probe the darkest mystery known to man. His motive? Not honour or love but treasurel and Castle Wulf is bursting at the seams with it..."