Alive in Serilom's new reality, Kriv struggles to find freedom from Argrin's control while vowing to save Nivalaya from the torture they both have to endure. No matter what he tries to do, he is powerless against the demonic forces corrupting his soul. The light and dark fight for dominance. For the first time, Kriv Tide-Storm failed. This is a new and terrifying possibility that he has tried to keep secret, that he has believed for so long was behind him. Kriv Tide-Storm doesn't fail. However, he kws that he wasn't strong eugh. Now he is forced to obey the sadistic demands of an evil being and watch the people he loves suffer and the world crumble around him. Will he find the strength to break free and find himself again before it is too late?