Right after the Ambush at the Harbor, Asher is riding at Ironrath with his Pit Fighters, he stops at the Tuttle Farm and he orders Amaya or Bloodsong to scout the area with a Forrester Horseman for possible Whitehill parties, he/she comes back and tells Asher that a group of Whitehill soldiers is headed their way, Asher order his men to stage an ambush for the Whitehills. They hide and wait, after a short time, a small group of soldiers, leaded by a Whitehill horseman,enters the Farm, Asher throws an axe in the horseman's head and he immediatly order the Pit Fighters to attack, The Whitehills are easily overpowered by Asher's soldiers and the fight quickly ends,Asher notices Gryff isn't among them and a soldier mocks Rodrik's death before Asher beats him to death. His Sentinel informs him that he is Lord now and needs to act like it. Asher and Beskha talk about Rodrik as Asher mourns his older brother. He sends a man forward to tell his mother about Rodrik's death.