In the strange island of Anduirnaëch, humans have finally brought themselves to the brink of extinction. The other species, intelligent or otherwise, rejoice.
Mortus Bardiche an ex-soldier and now wizard wannabe is the last mage alive…in a world without magic. Where did magic go? He should get his act together and figure out what in the world has happened before his late mentor’s devilish contraption reappears on the rooftop of his tower and kills everybody in the city of Hather Müir, the last civilized center in all the world. But is his late and positively insane mentor truly dead?
On the other side of the island, Ceynn Raymure a half human, half something else ranger struggles to keep a group of survivors alive in the middle of the unforgiven Great Forest while the guiblee humanoids close in with deadly intentions. Can she track them down and find out why are they so desperate to wipe all humans out?
The odds are stuck against Mortus and Ceynn. Will they succeed in saving humans when all other creatures plot and scheme to ensure their demise?
A merchant, a builder and an ambitious thief bent on starting a war for the control of the city underworld complete a set of characters ready for a story of true epic proportions.