Stodgy Professor Roric Rossony has been asked to find a way to stop the deterioration of the magica, the Vorunne Dominion’s powerful magical force. With the help of his free-spirited assistant, Perarre Tabrano, he begins the most important work of his life – and quickly discovers that long-held truths about the magica might not be true at all.
Driven by the need to find the truth about the magica - and with his orderly life turned upside-down by his unexpected romance with Perarre - Roric goes too far in his research, delving into lost and forbidden books that have been hidden away for centuries.
Then the most dangerous book of all falls into Roric's hands, and magical disaster strikes. Forced to flee from the Dominion authorities, Roric and Perarre embark on a journey to discover the secret of the magica’s origins and restore the damaged power, a journey that only their growing magical powers and their love for each other will help them survive.