“The first conqueror came the day I received my first tattau. “
Theron wasn’t always the doddering shaman of Alaysha’s Sarum. In his youth, he is an enigmatic protégée to the witch of clay, a man of intellect and good looks who attracts the attentions of a dangerous Enyalian komandiri who commands a legion of female warriors who have but one use for men.
Years later, under torture by the komandiri’s son, Theron is forced to remember his abduction from his sacred mountain and the witch he loves.