Edited by Philip Athans.
When armies of evil rise up from the seas around Faerûn, no one is safe.
A young mage battles at the side of Khelben Arunsun to defend the city of Waterdeep.
A merman struggles to fulfill his desperate mission to reach the Sea of Fallen Stars.
Twelve all new stories by such Forgotten Realms stars as Mel Odom, Ed Greenwood, Elaine Cunningham, Troy Denning, Lynn Abbey, and Clayton Emery.
Philip Athans (born 1964) was raised in Chicago. He graduated from film school in 1985 and started small circulation literary magazine called Alternative Fiction & Poetry.
In 1997, Athans became Managing Editor for Wizards of the Coast Book Publishing, where he has spent most of his time as the Forgotten Realms novel line editor. There he has edited dozens of anthologies and novels, and continues to write his own. His most recent works are the three novels in the Watercourse Trilogy.
Philip Athans. Wikipedia.