Kyrin's loyalty to Sithias is challenged when Erianah makes a bid to rid the dimension of the Valharan King and his noble family. Kyrin's drive to create a portal potion backfires, and Sithias' patience with her is thinly stretched.
When the plague and drought intensify, Kyrin faces new dangers. The gods of the dimensions target her and try to re-create the magic filled worlds that they have destroyed.
Alric's faith is pushed to the limits as his patience is tested by the Qualsax and by things out of his control. He struggles to keep his family safe when the entire dimension seems to turn on them.
Kyrin has to make the impossible decision on whether to save the dimensions and protect Paragoy, or follow her heart and let the dimensions suffer.
Sedomer and Ryche continue their mentoring, amid trying to grow up and be the nobles they were destined to be. Their faith is tested and they struggle to live up to their potential.
The new King of Qualsax turns out to be much more involved with his kingdom than his father, and in his bid to prove his power, he oversteps and the summons the wrath of Valhara.