At long last, the story of the beautiful, dark-hearted Kitiara Uth Matar can be told! This compelling novel reveals the story of the birth of Kitiara's famous twin brothers, the warrior Caramon & the frail mage Raistlin, & her admirable role in their upbringing. But her youthful mercenary deeds & increasing fascination with evil throw her into the company of a roguish stranger whose fate is intermingled with her own. Haunted by the memory of her Solamnic father, she hunts for him ceaselessly. In the end, Kitiara's credo of "the sword is the truth" becomes her triumph & her downfall. The DRAGONLANCE tm series has sold over six million books worldwide; each new novel chronicles the adventure of the heros of the Lance & other natives of the magical world of Krynn, adding to that tremendous audience.