Nik Munro has the same nightmare every night. Refusing to listen, he carries on as normal, until Corbie - the crow of thorns - tells him the great spirits have chosen him to become a shaman.
Taking him through his first steps to fulfill his destiny, Nik has to journey to the Underworld and retrieve his soul.
Trying to balance his old and new lives, Nik soon understands that Corbie has a hidden agenda that comes with a heavy price.
Can Nik prevail in a game against powers beyond his comprehension?