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The Queen of Death is a novel by Matt Forbeck and published on October 10, 2006, by Wizards of the Coast. The third installment in The Lost Mark trilogy, the novel is a direct sequel to Road to Death and continues the story of Kandler and his companions as they protect his adopted daughter, Esprë. An audio book version was released in 2013.

They've been hunted across the Mournland, captured in Karrnath, and attacked in a dragon's mountain lair. One band of adventurers has had enough. Time to take the battle to the enemy. Time to fight back. One young woman will have to decide to give in or embrace her destiny as the Queen of Death.



  • Kandler: the human Justicar of the small town of Mardakine on the border of the Mournland, where he and his step-daughter Esprë settled after the death of his wife Esprina.
  • Burch: a shifter and the deputy Justicar of Mardakine. Burch is an old, trusted friend of Kandler and is a master with the crossbow.
  • Esprë: the blonde half-elf daughter of Esprina, and step-daughter to Kandler. Young Esprë manifests the Mark of Death, a dragonmark thought lost to time.
  • Monja: A female halfling shaman and heir to the leadership of the Wandering Inn.
  • Sallah: a female hot-tempered red-haired knight and second-in-command under Deothen.
  • Te'oma: a changeling agent of the Lich Queen Vol, sent by her mistress to find the bearer of the Mark of Death.
  • Xalt: a warforged artificer who displays a higher sense of morality than his former comrades who were aligned with the Lord of Blades.
  • Duro Darumnakt: A dwarf of clan Drakyager of the Mror Holds. Leader of the patrols through Mount Darumkrak.



Eberron Novels
Blade of the Flame Thieves of Blood · Forge of the Mind Slayers · Sea of Death
The Chronicles of Abraxis Wren Taint of the Black Brigade
Draconic Prophecies Storm Dragon · Dragon Forge · Dragon War
The Dragon Below The Binding Stone · The Grieving Tree · The Killing Song
The Dreaming Dark The City of Towers · The Shattered Land · The Gates of Night
Heirs of Ash Voyage of the Mourning Dawn · Flight of the Dying Sun · Rise of the Seventh Moon
The Inquisitives Bound by Iron · Night of the Long Shadows · Legacy of Wolves · The Darkwood Mask
The Lanternlight Files The Left Hand of Death · When Night Falls · Death Comes Easy
Legacy of Dhakaan The Doom of Kings · Word of Traitors · The Tyranny of Ghosts
The Lost Mark Marked for Death · Road to Death · The Queen of Death
Thorn of Breland The Queen of Stone · Son of Khyber · The Fading Dream
The War-Torn The Crimson Talisman · The Orb of Xoriat · In the Claws of the Tiger · Blood and Honor
miscellaneous Dragons: Worlds Afire · Lady Ruin · The Shard Axe · The Tales of the Last War