Things have changed greatly in the months since the attack on Machs home and in ways that some have been praying would come for decades. The barriers of kingdoms are wearing thin as the alliance against Rubious grows stronger. A new Empire will rise with the fall of kingdoms and the friendships that will arise will last for ages to come.With the rise of a new Empire a new army will come to meet it on the field of battle. Mach must defend people he had once thought of as enemies as a leader among their ranks . The battle will change a great many things and Mach can only hope that it is for the better.The time for the final confrontation with Rubious is coming closer with every day that passes. The need to retrieve the last of the Stones of Magic has never been greater. And the hope that the end to the Damnation is coming has never been stronger.