In the absence of the god-king, Tamurot, Goddess of the Deep, has been growing in power—and at long last, her moment is at hand. Her meticulous plans now set in motion, she’ll soon drown the whole of mankind in a tidal wave of vengeance.
All she requires is one final sacrifice.
Meanwhile, on the eve of her consecration, Sister Caga journeys deep into a swamp where she is to keep vigil in the ruins of an ancient temple. But more awaits her there than swarming flies and snarling crocodiles. In the bowels of the ziggurat lurks another, darker presence …