Terith was raised on the black megaliths of the Montas Barrier, towering mesas draped in cloud forest, the realm of the dragons. Riding his dragon Akara, Terith defends his village from invading Outlanders, The power of the awakening grants him reckless fighting speed. But the greatest battle of all is one of the heart. He must choose between the noble and lovely Lilleth and her friendly and flirtatious sister Enala. His rival is the dark and deranged dragon rider Pert.
Verick, the Swordsman
A nobleman from the southern edges of the coastal Serban realm, Verick's quest for the heirs of Toran brings him to Erdal where he solicits Reann's help. Handsome, yet undeniably dangerous, Verick is a mystery of his own.
Reann, Castle Librarian
17 year old Reann is a ward of the Citadel of Toran, where the great king once ruled. Able to speak and write six languages, Reann is a misfit among the castle servants. When she comes of age, she will be forced to leave. Her heart yearns for a chance to serve in the court of king, as her mother once did. Little does she know that she is about to make a discovery that will change everything.