'When the seventh head speaks, the War will end...'
In 11th century Arabia, Shahrazad tells her final story, on the thousand and second night.
In 19th century Britain, Sir Richard Burton is sent on the most important mission of his life.
In 21st century America, a serial killer is stalking a Presidential campaign.
And the hero has been written out of the novel.
'...and the true War will begin.'
Andrew Hickey combines a US Presidential campaign, The 1001 Nights and Sir Richard Burton's travels in 19th century Africa to brilliant effect as the Faction (first seen in Lawrence Miles' BBC Doctor Who novels) take an interest...