Siglez Ipt, once and w again of Prul, awakens, disoriented, in the desert to the warming chill of disturbed sunshine and to the impatient voice of the Playwright, who instructs him his charge is to save several worlds--and possibly the universe. With only a blurred memory of his past, Siglez dutifully sets off across a barren land riddled with strange creatures to Afadral, where the moons have converged, signaling that a time, long foretold, has come. Before the venerated council of reflections, Siglez learns he must prove himself the true agent of prophecy. He rises to the challenge of three daunting proofs to claim legitimacy as the prodigal son of lore. Despite a deep reticence, Siglez prepares iPrulautu forces to confront the rival aBekod, who stand between the people of Prul and the fulfillment of an ancient destiny. But can he prepare himself to confront Sra Ja, an aBekod woman of both arresting beauty and a dizzying capacity to see what others cant? In this epic adventure tale fueled by love, passion, devotion, and hor, the future of worlds hangs in the balance as an inadvertent hero embraces his fate and planets clash beneath the light of their shared and blighted sun.