Only the Sky-Water Dragons can save mankind, but they, too, have been caught up in the mages workings, their Caller murdered, leaving his apprentice of seven months to unlock the secrets and break the spell a task for which he his woefully unprepared.
A huge army, formed at Tarangar by the High Council, is intercepted by the Fire-Water Dragons only a few days march from the palace.
For the survivors of this mindless slaughter life soon becomes a series of nightmares from which they cannot awake. While most hide in fear of their lives a brother and sister search for a way to bring the Sky-Water Dragons to their aid. If they fail the land will be lost and mankind become extinct.
Shatala, the power hungry empress of Zutar, will stop at nothing to bring Gravick and other rebellious lands back under her empire’s rule. After striking a deal with the Circle of Five, a powerful group of mages, she can finally see her plans coming to fruition.
For Lars, son of the greatest Lokan warrior, his world is about to change in ways he can not yet understand. This new threat is just one of many that are coming to his people, and is more powerful than he can possibly imagine.
Towns and cities are destroyed, their people slaughtered and scattered, blood running freely in the streets. For Lars and his people, considered primitive by many, time is short.
An ancient weapon, its purpose and use long forgotten, is all the people of Lokas have at their disposal to counter this new threat. To wield it they will need the help of others, many of whom they once called enemies.