Unprovoked, random attacks have restarted in the southern reaches of the nation of Adalmar after years of relative calm. Violent, powerful, towering beasts and bat winged creatures taller than a man have crossed the Falcon’s Gap in small bands and attacked outlying farms and vulnerable, innocent travellers like Eirlys and her father. As Eirlys’ world is shattered, will the trio of elite wielders of elemental power who saved her life find a new path for her? Could a farmer’s daughter possibly possess what should be a hereditary gift? Many years have passed since the tragic drowning of Adalmar’s powerful and much loved young ruler Queen Analyse. Her cousin, King Marlin, has taken up the throne; he too is of the bloodline of the legendary Queen Callar. Her strength defended Adalmar in its greatest hour of need, but is it now time for her descendants to fulfil their destiny and prote ...