Death rears its head . . .
A mystical storm shield built to protect the Blessed Isles against barbarian invasion has caused sea levels to rise and rendered many islands uninhabitable.
Justicar Jhee is an investigative judge and new head of a polygamous household from the Far Reaches of the empire. On the eve of her wedding, Jhee has to investigate a drowning. As she digs ever deeper into the mystery she discovers even more shocking revelations, with monster hunters, troublemakers, and pirates operating at will. Can she uncover the truth behind the death and still get to her wedding on time?