Meet Skulduggery Pleasant: detective, sorcerer, warrior.
Oh yes. And dead.
The Necromancers no longer need Valkyrie to be their Death Bringer, and that+óe(tm)s a Good Thing.
There+óe(tm)s just one catch. There+óe(tm)s a reason the Necromancers don+óe(tm)t need her any more +óe"e; because they+óe(tm)ve found their Death Bringer already, the person who will dissolve the doors between life and death.
And that+óe(tm)s a very, very Bad Thing+óe-ª