In the second installment of the Sapience Novella Series, serious repercussions await those that participated in the theft of visember, the extraordinary ingredient required to resurrect Lifeless. The Gnomes are furious that their archenemies are being brought back to life. Against all odds, a Lifeless is resurrected, but the Gnomes are willing to do anything to send him back to his grave. When everyone returns to Sapience University for the winter semester, some students seem eerily different. Students continue their magical studies unaware that enemies walk among them. However, it won't be long until the enemy strikes and sends the school back into chaos.