Picking up after the shocking ending of Volume 1, Koro faces a demon that can read the deepest secrets of her shielded heart. Together with the iron-willed dwarf Dorma, she must overcome her darkest fears, or succumb to them. Meanwhile, Lu and Aki, stranded at the bottom of the world, stand poised to finally lift the ancient secret of the "Hall of Dreaming Treasures." But when the dreaded Houndmaster tracks them down, Lu must face a truth she long sought to run from, if they have any hope of surviving.
The second chapter of SEBASTIAN GIRNER and GALAAD's sprawling fantasy comic delivers high fantasy, humorous drama and magical adventure for readers of all ages.
"A gorgeous and fast moving fantasy that finds a new and heartfelt take on a familiar world. Creating a book for both kids and adults is a hard feat, Girner and Galaad pull it off with aplomb."
--Rick Remender (SEVEN TO ETERNITY, BLACK SCIENCE)
"SAGA meets Scott Pilgrim. One of the most beautiful comics I've ever read."
—Declan Shalvey (INJECTION, SAVAGE TOWN)
"SCALES & SCOUNDRELS is a fun, beautiful fantasy adventure for all ages and the kind of book we need more of!"