In the Heartland of Altenhine, Gamel and Lidya climb up Raven Hill to watch the red sun rising on the Blue Lake and the surrounding majestic mountains of the North and South. The twins have been... More > hiding, but now, in their new adulthood, they must face a terrifying secret in their palatial home below: a strange power ruling through ther father, the King, and weighing heavily on their older brother Friedrich, the next in line for the Throne.
Is the hidden threat the evil spirit Soutar, of whom the kings wrote? Or is it merely their fear taking a hold? The ancient writings speak of a more powerful spirit, Atua: Lidya trusts in him, but Gamel cannot. The valley whispers of One across the Sea, in the nation of Yerim – a new man, who has risen up with special powers.
A difficult journey is ahead of them, a battle that will set them riding toward Yerim. Will they make it across the Sea, to this foreign land? Will the promised One finally silence their struggles?< Less