Through the years, the villagers of Sannat have struggled to overcome a horrible battle. When several of Colonel Hawthorn’s sheep are brutally slaughtered, echoes of the past worry many.
Colonel calls on the Arcane Investigators, mages Ross MacTaggert and Rick Logan to take the case. Very soon it becomes clear that there’s more to this act of violence than meets the eye. They’ll need some extra help from Dr. Karel Babbage and Cora Wiltshire to track down the culprit.
As the Arcane Investigators each scour the small town for clues, surprising connections are uncovered—and increasing acts of violence put their unique skills to the test. When the case suddenly shifts from livestock slaughter to a full-blown murder mystery, the stakes become higher than ever as the crew grows closer to finding the “ogre” behind these heinous acts.
Murder in the Dust follows every step of the heart-pounding investigation in a world of fantasywith a wester flair, mixing high magic with proto-steampunk technology. Join Ross and Rick as they uncover clues, immerse themselves in their third case together, and combine their efforts to make Sannat a safer and more respectable place to live.