Gaven has fulfilled part of the prophecy and become the Storm Dragon. Now he seeks the Draconic Prophecy at its source in Argonessen, the dragon nation - but as he travels toward that ancient continent, Gaven may discover more than he suspected. Meanwhile, Aundairian loyalists - assisted by a sinister dragon cabal - are assembling the Dragon Forge: an eldritch machine designed to harness the power of a Siberys dragonmark and amplify it.
A war hero, his mind broken by the wonders he witnessed on his last mission for his nation, has spent years in the deepest, darkest prison in all the world. Wallowing in despair and ever on the verge of madness, he is caught by surprise when a band of strangers breaks him out. But his rescuers don't exactly have his best interests at heart. The magic relic that broke his once-brilliant mind may be the key to stopping worldwide destruction - and whether he lives or dies really doesn't concern them.
"Good...but could have been better."
he Five Nations of Khorvaire stand on the brink of war. Gaven - exile, outlaw, and prophesied Storm Dragon - may be the one person able to stop it. But he can’t remember who he is. Wounded, tormented, and hovering on the brink of madness, Gaven’s friends - and even a few enemies–have to save him before it’s too late....
Following directly in the wake of The Temple of Yellow Skulls, our heroes face the totality of the destructive and pestilent forces presented by the Abyssal Plague. The disease of the liquid crystal Voidharrow spreads throughout the land, transforming unsuspecting creatures into plague demons. Shara, Uldane, and the unlikely drow hero Valmaggar join forces with Tempest and Rohgar from The Mark of Nerath, and together they set out in search of the green dragon Vestapalk, or the creature Vestapalk has become - the patient zero of this abyssal plague.
Janik barely survived his last expedition to the dark continent of Xen'drik. But when he finds himself embroiled in a plot involving the Emerald Claw, the Church of the Silver Flame, and lost wonders of Xen'drik, his one hope at redemption is to return and face the horrors that once almost destroyed him.