Once, they walked the Halls of Heaven as angels. But in a moment of pride they defied the edict of the Creator and entered the world. As punishment for their crimes they were rent asunder, their spirits fragmented and rearranged in their physical forms. No longer angels; now, they are the Lethen’al, the Fallen, and they are hunted by the Lo’ademn, the demons who would destroy them and bring their fragmented souls home.
Shut away inside their Golden Vale and separated from the world for millennia, the Lethen’al will not die easy, for they have become masters of magic and war.
Angus and Arielle are two souls who are all but complete, and they are irresistibly drawn together. Angus, originally trained by the Magi, has cast off his family’s dispensation and gone to train with his father’s people. Arielle is born of the ancient marshal line of the Blademasters, and she seeks her own place amongst their expectations.
Stationed at the Gates of Golorath, which separates the world of the Lethen’al from the world of humanity, Angus and Arielle begin their journey which pits them against their Houses, their squads, the Blademasters, and the age old foe of their people, the shrulks.
And as they stand against the forces gathered to oppose them, the Lo’ademn are stirring…