The most horrific of outcomes has been avoided, but fate has other plans for those with fire and fury in their hearts. Silar must pay the price for his murderous act and follow his conscience, while King Tallyn of House Jade'an must come to realise the true implications of his abilities. In Hestavos, a vile business awaits the attention of our heroes. Union is essential if they are to set things right, but that union may cause problems of its own. Artemi's decisions of her previous lives will not be without their consequences, and fortune will not provide her with an easy tool with which to deal with them.