A thief on the streets of Floran, Caspan
picked the wrong pocket and was forced to run for his life, the punishment for theft being
death. Captured by members of a secret military order, The Brotherhood, Caspan is invited
to join other prospective members in passing a test in order to be trained for the order.
The Brotherhood is a covert group of professional treasurer hunters that search for
magical objects in the burial mounds of the Dray, an ancient race that had long left The
Candidates for military service came from academies and they didnt
accept street urchins like Caspan. The Brotherhood would consider those with a
recommendation letter from a current or former member of the order though, and he set off
to a strange city for the test. After making friends during the test as well as gaining an
enemy, Caspan arrives at The Brotherhood headquarters for training and soon the adventures
Wow! Such a great story with the classic plot of a penniless orphan
becoming one of an elite secret order and has many thrilling adventures. This book set the
scene with the training required and comradeship forged and showed the alliances made. An
intense adventure gives a lot of intriguing mysteries to solve and Im eagerly
waiting for the next in the series.