What would you do if you were surviving on stale bread and water and were offered a feast? All it would cost you is your unquestioning aid. Thomas and Sarentha, two fugitive lumberjacks, find themselves in this exact position when a mysterious nobleman offers them more money than they ever dreamed possible. Teaming up with the nobleman’s spirited niece, Eliza, they travel around the Tamorran Empire and beyond. Through their adventures they learn that the world is far larger and more magical than they could have imagined. At the heart of it all is the reason for the nobleman’s secrecy: a terrifying truth, lost to time.