After defeating Salaastar at Cinder, the heroes go off on their individual journeys. Eleja in search of a new home for the elves comes across a disturbing secret, Zintare and Ankhil encounter new companions while journeying to give his father a ceremonial burial. Nissassa finds out her assassination attempt against her father turns into a rescue mission as Zobia has been kidnapped by the Goddess Maalynxia in Oglar. Meanwhile, Thresall, the All-Mother, is in route with a deadly army to begin her attack on Taalaan. Will the heroes be able to join forces in time to save their home or will it be too late?