The Magic Four had spent a tranquil summer idly assuming the next Scion would be one of them. Nathan Glass walked into the courtyard one clear, blue-sky day and quickly destroyed their complacency. They sensed the danger and were intrigued, delighted even, for now they had competition.
Winds of change blew in with Nathan’s arrival, grew slowly, almost unnoticed, and then rose up fiercely around them all. A tempest of deception, love, betrayal, and revenge swept through the castle and roared out, far beyond its walls, with dramatic consequences for everyone in the magical world.