Since the beginning of time, the wicked words of magic have emanated from the Darkworld and slowly poisoned the world of Ather. The Rune-purgers have battled this evil for centuries, but now they face imminent defeat. Within the dusty confines of the Tomb of Alagokwa the ancient Tome of Mordem has been found. In the hands of the Warlocks of Windmoor the book could be used to unleash the Darkworld's demon hordes upon the world of Ather. Now the fate of the people of Ather looms upon the horizon of the end of ages. Only the grace of El, the One True God, working through an unlikely and unsuspecting group of companions can save the world of Ather. Gryffyn Hunt, an atheist general of the Waylands, a band of outcast dwarves, four young men of the Aerial Cryers who work for the organized media of Ather which was once sworn to proclaiming and upholding the truth, but is now lost to the Darkworld's deception, a spy and a young elf will come to believe like they've never believed before.