The Knights of the Gabala were legendary protectors of the Nine Duchies - until they disappeared through a demon-haunted gateway between worlds. Manannan, the Coward Knight, held back. Now he lives in torment.
Yet war is coming to the Duchies - and with it Manannan's chance for redemption. But to regain his honour and save his land, he will have to confront his deepest fear. He must ride through the gateway and seek out his lost companions in the unknown world beyond.
And the secret he will learn there will tear his soul apart.
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David Gemmell's first novel Legend was published in 1984, beginning his acclaimed Drenai saga. He was widely regarded as Britain's king of heroic fantasy. He died in July 2006.