Set in 1199 AD: a veteran of the Third Crusade, Comte Ludovic Parvel of Claremont, is in a desperate quest for the identity of the First Matter; the substance required to start the Alchemical process to create the Philosopher’s Stone, in the hope that with this power he can re-equip the armies of Christendom.
Meanwhile, Aeden, a young Saxon amnesiac, is being escorted from England to Vichy... [click here for more]
Surrounded by a band of new-found allies, Aeden travels to London in the winter of 1199, more in search of his identity than the Alchemical secret.
As a fighter for money he is the talk of the town, but, in London, he encounters the city’s underworld and the power of the Alderman who controls it.
Ludovic Parvel is close behind and about to confront his own past as he becomes involved in someone... [click here for more]