Ye who have betrayed us so, I lay this curse upon ye!..
May ye be forever piteous but have none pity ye, may ye long for death but have death elude ye! By the power o' the dark moons, I curse thee, I curse thee, I curse thee!
Lachlan the Winged now holds the Lodestar. He and Iseult have been crowned Rìgh and Banrìgh of all Eileanan and the Far Islands, but dark times still lie ahead. The Bright Soldiers pursue their holy war, the Awl seeks to raise Maya’s daughter Bronwen as Banrìgh and Margrit of Arran plots behind the scenes.
With deception and betrayal at every turn, magical spells are spun and evil curses are cast, striking Lachlan down. As Isabeau seeks her own destiny under the glittering eyes of the dragons, Iseult finds she alone can save the country from a terrible and bloody war...