The Gilded Chain
A Tale of the King's BladesBook - 1998
he is bonded for life, not to his beloved king, but to an effete noble fop. But
Destiny has inscrutable plans for this able young knight in an ancient, isolated city
in a land far from the blood intrigues of the perilous court. On a mission that
promises glory and great treasures, grisly secrets of opulence and immortality will
be revealed--while countless betrayals and untold horrors combine to threaten a remarkable future prophesied for a warrior who could be the mightiest hero in the history of the monarchy.