Months have passed since Lord Vener's betrayal at Himerdon. His efforts to save the city failed, but not all of the victims are dead, yet. His love, Rhea, lives, but the magic poison that is slowly killing her has no known cure in the world. With time against him, Vener must leave Rhea in Ragnorak, the most technologically advanced city in the world, and return to the empire he betrayed. His only hope to save Rhea being magical in nature, he must risk his capture for treason, and battle powerful foes, both ancient and contemporary, as he seeks out the ruin of the last kingdom of magic. Meanwhile, Emperor Egregious, fresh from victory in the Northern Kingdom, has started the next phase of his plan: his ascension to godhood, and the destruction of the Island of Innocence! As Ragnorak prepares for an imperial invasion, and heroes new and old rise and fall before the might of the emperor, can Vener find the will to risk Rhea's death to save the innocent from the emperor's plans? Or will he arrive too late once more, and suffer through another genocide, unable to stop it, to keep his love alive?