Harman Cartel, leader of Assassins Guild Crimson Despair, faces off against mysterious former mercenary Leroy Schwartz in a battle for the ages! Leroy, deprived of his sentient long-sword Ragnarok, must defend himself against the monstrous Cartel in hand-to-hand combat. What secrets does Cartel hold about Leroys past? Could Leroy have Dark Ones blood flowing in his veins? Or could it be something even more sinister than that? If Leroy can survive long enough, he might just find out!