Valerik: an escaped slave who tries to steal from the wrong woman.
Madryn: a warrior on a secret quest, with a past she wants to forget.
Garet: an underage thief with the arrogance of an emperor.
Their uneasy alliance is the only hope against annihilation. For, when thirteen stars appear in the sky of a malevolent realm and a portal rips open, not only their world but a multitude of others may die...