Muus, the young ex-slave of the Nords, became the Shardheld against his will. Now it is his Fate to bring the powerful skyshard to its destination in far-off Falrom. A shipwreck separated him from his friends and left him on a cold coast in Brytanna, the land of his childhood.Kjelle, dispossessed Lord of a Nord minehold, was wrecked with him, but managed to reach Gaul. Here, he and the young Wisewoman Birthe with her baby son must search out Kjelle's liege lord, to help him liberate their country.Tuuri, the naive messenger of false Jarl Rannar, has orders to join his master's Fynni troops. But meeting his father's kin proves even more horrible than he had feared.Prince Ottil, the young heir to The Norden's murdered king, fled his lands to stay alive. Yet is fighting the minions of the old Gods Before so much safer?Hraab, the filthy, too wise child, what Fate is his? He joins the Shardheld - but what is his goal? Six young people; their lives are upside-down, filled with danger and unimagined adventures. Join them in Book 2 of the epic Shardheld Saga, a grand tale of magic, swordfights, love and betrayal.