In an alternative world, far away, lost in the crypts of time, a war is at large. During these Dark Ages, the Dark Lord is beginning his assailment of the realm. But there is hope, off to the west of the land a boy born with unnatural talent appears, his magical abilities unimaginable. To the South, a crazed lord thinks that he is the king of the realm and that he should sit atop the Gilded Throne. In the East, a new boy-king takes up his fathers crown, but it was not to be. In the world filled with hate and betrayal, darkness, and light, life and death, the fate of the world hans in the balance with the actions each character makes. Told in five intertwining plot-lines it is a racing, heart pounding adventure, sic-fi, young adult fantasy book.