An inexplicable evil has caused calamity in the swampland of the old druid, Alistair Skylark. When dozens of people are mysteriously killed at the hands of an unknown sorcerer, the dwarf king, Balfour, calls on Alistair to investigate. The mystery leads him to face a powerful foe who will test his limits as a druid of the Celestine Order and cause him to confront painful memories of a past he cannot escape. Will Alistair overcome the perilous sorcerer and save his homeland? Or will he succumb to the powerful darkness?