When the seifland of Easther falls after the tragic demise of Lord and Lady Easther, their infant heir is in danger of facing the same fate. Tisila, the child’s bodyguard, must escape with him to the neighboring seifland of Alayster. For that, she has to traverse Bewar forest, rumored to be the home of the mages who killed the child’s parents. Tisila is a formidable sentar warrior, but she would be no match for the mages. Moreover, soothing a hungry, wet baby turns out to be the greatest challenge of them all.
Densyus is a spy for the mages. Someone is trying to defame the mages by blaming them for the deaths of Lord and Lady Easther. Densyus’ primary duty is to unravel the truth. However, he cannot ignore the dangers facing the young lord. He wouldn’t let another young life fade away because of his inaction. Also, the Easthern warrior, though adept at manifesting weapons from her senria, did not seem quite capable of tending to a child.
These two unlikely allies must face their pasts, embrace their strengths, and unite to defeat the evil creatures and forces trying to destroy the young heir of Easther.