On the brink of death, R'shiel, the Demon Child, is taken to the Harshini haven of Sanctuary, where crucial decisions are being made. the Harshini will t survive long eugh for ather demon child to reach maturity, even if such a child was born tomorrow. Can R'shiel's life be saved? On Medalon's rthern border, tarja tenragan and the Defenders are helpless as Karien threatens war. An alliance with the Hythrun could be Medalon's only chance, but should tarja trust Damin Wolfblade, Warlord and heir to the throne of Hythria? King Hablet of Fardonyha will ally with whoever seems to offer the most reward. His eldest daughter, Princess Adrina, could prove to be his greatest asset. the wayward and rebellious Adrina has her own plans and they do t include obedience ...to her father or her new husband. Jennifer Fallon's Medalon became an instant bestseller, and this unputdownable second book in the Demon Child trilogy will t disappoint.