Tabard Cain, along with his three companions, has come to the City of Spiders. His destiny-and theirs-await within its thick stone walls. But little do they kw that forces from beyond the visible world have converged against them. Evil finds men to do its will, and the powers of darkness seek to destroy them-for they are caught up in an eternal conflict much greater than they could imagine. Pushing onward, truths are revealed as lies, a web of deception entangles them, and they are forced to contend with far-reaching and malevolent powers of dark magic. Their only hope-to bind themselves to one ather ... or else their lives and their destiny will be lost.