Wes receives his special gift or is it a curse. He must determine how to interrupt his gift before reality traps him in the outcome. Tyronne, the black boy from Philadelphia, learns of his connection to Muddy Run. He gets entangled with a troll, a changeling and an ogre. He must figure out which one could be his friend, which one could be his foe and which one could possibly be related to him. Emma's female stubbornness could jeopardize Skipp's and Wes' mission in the land of the Fire Giants. Her efforts are enhanced by Norman's magic and the interference of a new companion. Loki's deadly plans could mean the end to Skipp, Wes and Emma. Will they triumph over evil with the combined efforts of all, who are involved, or will they be enslaved to do Loki's bidding forever?