The Palace of the High Ones has been won. In their new holt, the Wolfriders can settle in and enjoy life and its living, for the first time in recent memory. The horrors of battle and betrayal are behind them. That is, until one whom the elves thought a friend kidnaps a Wolfrider child to deliver to Winnowill, who broods within the cold halls of Blue Mountain. Could the cubling be the key to her plan to rid the world of the elfin tribe? And how will mad TwoEdge, master of games and lies, tip the scales?