Drake Eveor is the son of a lord, heir to a massive empire of trading routes and land ownership. He has the perfect life. But a shocking series of events is about to change his life forever. Crime and greed choke the slums of the Islen's cities while the nobles feast and celebrate. Unspeakable creatures rips people to shreds in the wilds while the civilized people cover in their settlements. But the world is changing. Dangerous forces stir in the north, and the disputes between the noble houses have almost reached breaking point. The Kingdom of Islen is about to be engulfed in war, and Drake Eveor's sheltered life is about to be ripped apart.