Rainer and Ethan Whizzenmog are training to become protectors to the royal family of Cadieux. Ethan finds himself struggling to match his older brother's abilities as a wizard. After a training exercise goes wrong, Ethan flees his home and wanders into the forest of a sorcerer.
He becomes involved in a plot against the King and Queen, the very same royal family he had once been training to protect. He must decide between power and family in this new novella that leads you directly into the Land of Mistasia trilogy.