Berwick is in flames. War has come to Scotland. Ireland and the Isles are in turmoil as clans and kings plot a course for survival between the Kingdom of Scotland and Edward I, "The Hammer of Scots". Forced to choose sides, Ronan Mac Alasdair becomes embroiled in the conflict as a means to guiding his father, Alasdair MacDonald safely through the shifting alliances and political intrigue of the First Scottish War For Independence. A sweeping saga of love and war stretching across Ulster, the Isles, and Scotland, the fifth book in the Galloglass series by Seamus O'Griffin.