War has arrived. With the corrupt Victor Jimenez in possession of the Serpent's Egg, not much can stop him, but something—or someone—must, and that task falls to Nessa. With her friends around her, Nessa delves deeply into the magic she controls. But Victor has the upper hand and he knows it. Earthquakes begin as a warning and quickly progresses into something much worse. The losses begin to add up as time runs out, and Nessa does everything she can to save the world from utter disaster.