Daegan Sorrowhand is a simple young scholar whose sole desire is to spend his days in the Land of Somber’s most extensive library dreaming of a more peaceful way to end his kingdom’s suffering. Unfortunately, his overbearing father has other plans for him. As Daegan trains to become the reluctant captain of Somber’s most elite fighting force, he finds himself embroiled in both the land’s increasing darkness and the fires of passion and love. But tragedy forces Daegan to open himself to the darkness, and he finds he must choose between his heart and his sworn duty.
In this prequel novella to Secret of Souls, witness the events that set Daegan on his fateful path to the Kingdom of Lucent.