Cassandra, the beautiful mage and wife of King Bolinor has been kidnapped by enemies unknown. Bolinor is consumed by rage, determined to turn his world upside down to find her. When he does, he vows to kill those responsible. His hunt for his wife will uncover a conspiracy so great that it shrouds all the inhabitants of Menel Fenn. The small duchy of Cr’Mere seems to be where it all began and where the allies of Amberwine find themselves at war, fighting for their very survival. The victory will determine the outcome of the war, and the existence of everything King Bolinor holds dear. But when the real enemy is still unknown, how can they defeat the true evil that plots to use the mage Cassandra and the three swords to destroy the very fabric of time.