The Journeyman must use the ancient Anvil of Time to travel through history. He is told to observe, not to interfere, a task that is easier said than done...
Balif, war-winning general and one time candidate for Speaker of the Stars, vanished from Silvanesti history before the Kinslayer War. What caused this bold warrior and revered leader to disappear from his nation?
Already under the shadow of a horrendous crime, Balif answers his country's call to confront invaders in the eastern lands: a new race whose very appearance spreads terror. Balif must defeat these strange invaders, aided only by unlikely allies.
Tracy Hickman (born 1955) has been writing and exploring fantasy and science fiction since the 1970s. Tracy eventually became a New York Times bestselling author (with Margaret Weis) of numerous series such as Dragonlance, the Death Gate Cycle, Darksword, and Rose of the Prophet.
Together with his wife Laura, Tracy co-created the Dragonlance and Ravenloft games and, more recently, their own fantasy series, The Bronze Canticles. Tracy and Laura live in the Salt Lake Valley of Utah and have four children.