Walter Drayton is a broken man.
Crippled by the war and torn away from his family, ex-soldier Walter Drayton wanders through a conquered country without passion or purpose. But when a noble is killed, Drayton is called to investigate. And in doing so he discovers a cause he can put his pain towards . . .
There are no monsters. Only those twisted by the past.
The Language of Lies is a short story prequel to Across the Broken Stars: an epic space fantasy novel.