A Queen in Peril. An Alliance Divided. A Conjuring of an Ancient Evil.
Shown for the villain that he is, the Grand Mage is on the run—and he's kidnapped the crown heir. The realm is in turmoil. The critical hour is at hand. But at a time when unity is paramount, no one can be trusted—King Vashean least of all.
Kerstin's schemes have not played out in her favour. With her impending execution, it seems she's burned one bridge too many. Pity though, she was mankind's only hope ...
Hinkle would love nothing more than to see Kerstin get what she deserves—especially with the way she's been looking at Sir Gilkrist. But for once her aunt might actually be right. Count Olgris has escaped—and he holds the final piece to his master's sinister design. The question is, will anybody listen?
The world is about to plunge into the most terrifying darkness its ever known. And no one who can do anything about it is moving in the right direction …