Glory is for the gods. The rest make do.
After failing the military entrance exam, an upstanding young man finds himself responsible for a group of vicious, bloodthirsty mercenaries and a hot-headed noblewoman with a twisted plot at her heels.
From the author of the critically acclaimed THE WOLF OF OREN-YARO comes this coming-of-age fantasy about people trying their best to survive in a grim, unforgiving world.
"Villoso masterfully manipulates situations and throws characters outside their comfort zones..."