Heir, swordsman and wizardess...
Aaron, Clan Heir, he had fled his people when his beloved was slain by his own father's command, abandoning his training, duty, and beliefs to become a their. A master of his trade, he now dared the odds in Ischia, city of the volcano, where they price of being caught was death.
Darvish, prince of Ischia, third sone of a king who had no intention of giving up his throne. The prince was a drunkard, a lover, and a wastrel, yet was gifted with sword skills and with the ability to charm all around him. But not even his charm could free him from the political marriage now being planned.
Chandra, born a princess, she had chosen to become a Wizard of the Nine, the rarest of beings, able to master all the forms that sorcery could take. Now, promised as Darvish's bride, she undertook a desperate journey to Ischia to convince him they must not wed.
Aaron, Darvish, Chandra - three strangers whose fates were about to become interwined. For someone had stolen The Stone, the magical talisman which stood between Ischia and the volcano's wrath. And unless the three could learn to work together on a quest to find The Stone, Ischia would drown in a sea of lava.