An ancient evil is awakened and seeks the Wizards citadel. A boy of ten years is mooted to be a Terrazard of unknown power. The boy’s mentor, Diron Maa, is discovered to be the Dragon Lord changeling of myth. The Dwarven enclave is beset by elements of the ancient evil, and in the far Southern Land Elves are aware of the coming miasma of evil. A one thousand year old assassins seeker sword, the destruction of old texts and the rise of Gaia’s influence adds confusion to those seeking an end to the coming evil.