In the land of Corania, the lone survivor of a shipwreck, a Kymric woman, makes her way to shore, gives birth to her child, and dies. So begins a cycle of events that will end in a tragic war.
Havgan of Corania knows he is different from others, although he does not know why. He does know, however, he hates the witches of Kymru with all his heart. When his years of scheming come to fruition and he becomes Warleader of Corania, he sets the might of the Empire against Kymru.
In Kymru, Gwydion the Dreamer dreams of the coming destruction of his country and the deaths of those he loves. Desperate to unravel the truth of the dream, he seeks out Rhiannon and together they join in a race against time. Traveling to Corania to spy on Havgan, they are accepted into his household and try to uncover his plans while concealing their true identities. In their frantic attempt to save Kymru, they risk everything. But when an unthinking action threatens to doom them all, Gwydion and Rhiannon must fight not only to discover Havgan’s secret, but understand why Havgan seems so hauntingly familiar.
And escape Corania alive …