It is 1548, and the war with the English is winding down. But in the savage heart of the Borders, peace is far from secured.
One-armed Batty Coalhouse, bounty hunter, explosives specialist, border wanderer, is doing what he usually does: ripping the enemy apart.
But then he’s sent on an unusual errand.
An old friend has been taken to Berwick, England’s northernmost point. Batty needs to get him back.
Nothing is ever simple on the Border, and soon Batty is fighting enemies old and new. But in this blood-soaked world, it’s not just your enemies you need to worry about…