Book 4 of Painting the Mists


Peace has returned to Crystal Falls with the destruction of the Serpentine Swords bandit group. Cha Ming helps the small village rebuild, for it will soon leave its traditional isolation behind and embrace a broader community mindset. He can’t stay long, however. Danger is coming, and he must do his utmost to strengthen himself for the upcoming conflict.
Meanwhile, Huxian is enjoying his newfound power. Unsatisfied with sovereignty, he has set his sights on a new goal: taming the falcon Silverwing that roams the mountain range.
Trouble is brewing in the capital of the Song Kingdom. Wang Jun, hard pressed to fulfill his family’s mission, stumbles upon a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity—a newly discovered immortal-jade mine. He must wade through tricky political currents and foreign interference to win the mining rights. If he doesn’t, the opportunity he most desires will slip through his fingers forever.

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