All Mahnii wants is to escape the boring merchant life and have an adventure. Celeste just wants to prove herself to the world. When their unlikely encounter leads to a quest with a necromancer searching for the Staff of Naul, which would make her the Guardian of the Afterlife, they learn of a sinister evil creating devastating conflict between the human and non-human territories.
The conflicts soon bring the world to the brink of utter destruction while the silent threat siphons magic for a mysterious purpose. As they struggle to find the missing dragon-gods, Celeste discovers both her true identity and a dark prophecy concerning their home, Dragnai, and the nearby world of Aeros. The traveling companions must choose how to face the dark path ahead, which will change their fate forever.