In this essential story from the lead writer of BioWare's _Dragon Age_ games, a king travels to an empire of evil mages to uncover the fate of his lost father! Accompanied by the pirate captain Isabela and the underworld merchant Varric, King Alistair will stop at nothing to learn the truth ˆ’ even if it means battling an army of cultists single-handed! Story by David Gaider, lead writer of _Dragon Age: Origins_ and _Dragon Age II_! An essential addition to the _Dragon Age_ canon! The next hit comic from BioWare!