A frost of smoke and fire
When magic turns to dark, the world is overshadowed by many, and a prophecy is revealed.
Elya Baldenor is an orphan slave, a nobody. She lives in Ferraina, the dark kingdom of the witches. The same kingdom that mercilessly killed her previously peaceful and prosperous kingdom, Abdalwar. The same kingdom that took her away from her parents when she was only five years old. But the only way to destroy dark magic, is to wield magic and use it for good. But the time of good magic had vanquished when the Ferrainan witches destroyed them all, Until Elya finds out that she is much more powerful than it seems.
Zechaiyah Orpheaus is a mine worker for the Skylan kingdom. The Skylanders have for long lived in fear of the dark witches, but never stood to help the Abdalwarians. Zech doesn't know who his parents are, doesn't remember anything from when he was a child, Only that he had boarded a ship with an old man. When the soldiers draft comes out, he is chosen. Being a strong charismatic leader, he becomes general commander soon enough, despite his young age and embarks on a dangerous mission only to find a lost family and a treacherous world.
Tatum Zenith is a witch. Not a lesser witch. Not a normal witch member of a high clan, but a daughter of the leader of the zenith clan. Tatum never Harnessed her powers and is living under the scrutiny of her Mother. But when she embarrasses her whole clan, she is disowned, and in the flurry of movements, she finally realizes her true power.
Oliver Danaus is supposedly the son of a tavern keeper, but even he doubts that. Living in Abdalwar , fearing witch raids doesn't really help, and when he finds a boy his age from Skylan, who seems to be related to him, he finds out that magic has corrupted the world already, but is it beyond saving?