After a lifetime of slavery and war, Taylin thought she'd found the life she wanted. She had a family, friends and a purpose. If not for the tiny issue of having the ancient dark wizard, Ru Brakar, mystically bonded to her, her stay in Daire City would have been paradise.But the manipulative demon, Immurai the Masked, has other plans. He sacked Daire City, attacked those she loved, and kidnapped her adoptive nephew. His demand: that she bring him something called a Soul Battery to his distant stronghold.Backed by her adoptive sister Raiteria, her friends Kaiel and Brin, and the ever-present and reticent Ru, Taylin strikes out, following an army seeking vengeance for a slain king. Their mission: discover the nature of the Soul Battery and take the stolen child back. The price: blood, toil and secrets laid bare, some of which they didn't even know they carried.Collects Book 3 of the web serial novel, Rune Breaker.See how it all began in Rune Breaker Book1, A Girl and Her Monster, and the events that led Taylin to step upon the path of destruction in Rune Breaker Book 2, Lighter Days, Darker Nights.