James, ruler of the Stranded, King of the FourCitiesKingdom, always believed himself to be a benevolent and virtuous man; a belief bolstered by the revere his daughter, Audrey, had for him. After an unthinkable accident, James is overwhelmed by grief, and a true measure of his character is taken. When the pain proves to be too much for him to rise above, the kingdom mirrors his decent into darkness. Death and violence abound, and war is unavoidable. The people look to James to right Four Cities, but he is lost in the depths of his sorrow and cant find a way. In the form of an unexpected gift, James obtains the compass he needs to set the course for his journey out of despair. Will he make it out in time to right the kingdom? In the end, what matters most to James is kwing that he is once again on the path of virtue.