Few women in all the Seven Kingdoms can equal the beauty of Delcardes, but Kull is more interested in her traveling companionher cat, Saremes. It is rumored that Saremes is of the old race, and Kull is anxious to hear her counsel. The Hate Witch is dead, but the serpent cult are rallying under a powerful wizard. In order to protect the people of Valusia, Kull must unravel the mysteries of this wise and ancient creature. Kull vs. his greatest foe: THULSA DOOM!