The second book in the "Javik" trilogy.

Javik completes Mauhad, but war erupts spoiling his plans for marriage to Allana.

While Javik is at war, Allana discovers she is heir to a lost kingdom far to the South.  She leaves to find her heritage.

Javik returns to find his love gone.  He knows he will never see her again and becomes entangled with Polla, a promiscuous village girl he is trapped into marrying.

Once more war sends him to battle.  When he returns a plague has decimated his village, taking his wife but sparing his infant son.

Javik decides to embark on a quest to find Allana.

ISBN 978-1-59095-286-3