Roshad is a sorcerer and street thief in the great caravan city of Ular Kel. Bors is a nomadic warrior and heir to the Horse Throne. As a pair, the two are members of the mysterious Iridian Fold, an organization in which lovers seek to perfectly blend their consciousness to become an elite combat unit. But when Bors' father forbids their union, are Bors and Roshad willing to start a war to defend their love?
This story is a prequel to the novel The Redemption Engine.