By S. M. Stirling
Aeons in the past, Homo nocturnus governed the Earth. owning awesome powers, they have been the resource of all demeanour of myths and legends. even though their numbers were enormously decreased, they exist still—though no longer as purebreds.
Adrian Brézé is one such being. prosperous and reclusive, he's extra Shadowspawn than human. He rebelled opposed to his personal variety, deciding on to stay as a standard guy, battling opposed to his darker nature. yet Adrian’s sister is decided to deliver again the reign of the Shadowspawn, and now she has struck him at his weakest element through kidnapping his human lover, Ellen.
To retailer Ellen—and probably all of humanity—Adrian needs to rejoin a conflict he swore he might by no means struggle again.
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