Damien Montgomery is sent back to his home system for the first time since he left years before. He is now a Hand of the Mage King. There is a possible civil war brewing between his home system and a neighboring system. Damien's ex-girlfriend is in charge of the defense force in his home system now, and her grandfather is the Mage-Governor! Can he be unbiased enough to do his job and stop the civil war, before it tears apart the very foundation of the Protectorate?
I enjoyed this book immensely! I love how Glynn uses magic and technology, to create a wonderful universe. The characters he creates, and the dialog in the series are awesome. This book has tons of action, intrigue, and magic. I really loved it, and I can't wait for book four to come out!