By Richard Lee Byers
In the 4th e-book of the multi-author Sundering sequence introduced by New York Times best-selling writer R.A. Salvatore, Richard Lee Byers introduces Anton Marivaldi—a well known reaver with an insatiable thirst for bounty and an ethical compass that usually leads him towards the evil he’s by no means tried.
Endless, pounding rain afflict the ocean of Fallen Stars and the coastal areas surrounding it. Harvests are failing, trip and alternate are disrupted, and civilized forces are giving technique to the deluges because of the storms. In panic and depression, many have became to the goddess Umberlee, Queen of the Deeps, delivering her sacrifices with desire that they're going to be spared the inevitable reckoning of her perpetual tempest.
Evendur Highcastle, undead pirate captain, risen from the depths to imagine the mantle of Umberlee’s selected, takes benefit of the people's desperation to strike for either religious and temporal strength in her identify.
Vying with Highcastle for the hearts and minds of the folk is Stedd Whitehorn, a bit boy and the selected of a god suggestion misplaced to time: Lathander, the Morninglord. In a time of such upheaval, Stedd’s message of renewal and desire runs in stark distinction to the savage ethos of Highcastle and his waveservants.
When Anton captures the boy as a way to gather Highcastle’s huge bounty, the reaver is instantly stuck within the riptide attributable to the sundering of worlds.
From the Hardcover edition.