As the elven city burns, Princess Kallan is taken to Alfheim while a great power awakens within her. Desperate to keep the child hidden, her abilities are suppressed and her memory erased. But the gods have powers as well, and it is only a matter of time before they find the child again.
When Kallan, the elven witch and Queen of Lorlenalin, fails to save her dying father, she inherits her father’s war and vows revenge on the one man she believes is responsible: Rune, King of Gunir. But soon, a twist of fate puts Kallan into the protection of the man she has sworn to kill, and Rune into possession of power he does not understand.
From Alfheim to Jotunheim, and then lost in the world of Men, the two must form an alliance to make their way home and solve the lies of the past… and of the Shadow that hunts them all.