Reaching back centuries, among each generation of humankind, an elite group is born from their ranks: the Ascendents, those who wield great power, can be brought back from death and can control armies of monsters. Ascendants govern nations. With the power to control monsters, their might overtakes armies. This power is known as Dominion.
After a weapon that can kill “immortals” is unleashed, war erupts across the land. Ascendants control monsters as disposable tools, forcing them into the jaws of human conflict.
War, kidnapping, torture, murder. To what lengths will Ascendents go to preserve their “immortality?” In the chaos of war, who will become the real monster?