Sacrifice your own life - or watch your people, and those you love die a horrible, painful, death? A choice Rose must make. What would you choose? Against all odds, Rose has survived El-on-ah's attacks twice. Now, though Rose's powers are growing, she is still not safe. If Rose is to cast the Incantatio spell, then someone must travel to Aurum where Lord Ka and his army are now in full control. She has little choice but to send Ash. The fate of their world rests upon his success or failure. Rose prepares the city for battle as she knows that the time is fast approaching when Lord Ka will have the means to wipe out everything and everyone she cares about. Can she ever hope to stop Lord Ka when even the great Lord Eldwyn failed? The third book in the fantastic Afterland Chronicles series.