Another battle has come to an end but no one feels like a winner. New Lassa is devastated from Chardon using his power in an attempt to save it. Azrom is in shambles from the Razznian armadas surprise attack, the palace crumbling and their people impoverished. Razznas surface is now razed forcing them to flee, which leaves a bad taste on everyones palate. Halfar may have gone too far.Commerce grinds to a crawl, and that does not sit well with the Dreridians who run the trade organizations. They want compensation knowing all three planets are in no shape to comply. To do so, drastic measures would have to be taken.Family, friendship, rivalry, betrayal, lust.These are bonds that can forever tie yet easily broken. With so many secrets filled with animosity and shame, both Azrom and New Lassa must face their own demons.