Long ago, the Council of Barakelth was defeated and its items of power lost. Now, the Council is trying to reform and the race is on between them and the Skrel of Skrelbard to find the artefacts. The fate of the world hangs in the balance. Three skrel find themselves pitted against elves and humans in an attempt to prevent the ancient order from taking control of the world. The stakes are high, but the cost may be higher.