The Blurb On The Back:
The Misery is a wasteland: a dangerous, corrupted frontier between the Republic and The Deep Kings.
When traitors, thieves and spies try to flee they run for The Misery, and often as not it’s Captain Ryhalt Galharrow’s job to bring them to heel beneath the fractured skies – provided they haven’t already fallen prey to the twisted creatures that inhabit the shifting polluted sands. It’s a deadly place, even for a man of Galharrow’s experience.
But it’s a necessary place. Because the Republic’s only other defence against The Deep Kings is Nall’s Engine, a weapon of incomparable power that protects the wasteland’s border. As long as it doesn’t start to falter …
The Review (Cut For Spoilers):