Just when Faela Durante dared to hope that her mission of atonement might succeed, it all shattered with the senseless massacre of the Tereskan healers in Kilrood. None survived the slaughter, not even her son. With her mentor, Ianos Wilkerson, missing and presumed dead, Faela and her new allies must heed Rivka’s dying prophecy in order to stand against the coming darkness. But old allies have turned into bitter enemies, and the darkness is spreading. Will Faela rediscover her purpose before it’s too late, or will her desire for revenge lead to her end?