Hali's story continues in this second volume of the Scales over Sangrithar trilogy. When the story resumes, Hali and his stalwart companions have left Pel Aesylle to search for the Humadin in the northern steppes, hoping they can point him in the direction of the the long lost earthsong, which holds the key to defeating the God-Emperor. .
Back in the capitol, High Warden Avery Tavistern leads a growing resistance against the God-Emperor. With him are Tomello, a rogue; Celle, the Empress; Hermyna the Maiden's high priestess; Signor Orvandal, a noble merchant; and a host of others hiding from the God-Emperor's witch hunters while sowing seeds of discontent and awaiting Hali's return.
Be sure to pick up The Curse of Arvyl's Folly, the first volume of this planned trilogy.