|“||Your prey is not always in front of you , but sometimes behind||”|
–Book Qoute, (from Chapter 3: "Nefrini's Crown")
Now fugitives, the young heroes must clear their names while evading the ruthless Oathbound. They head for a hidden refuge of learning in Nilo, hoping to discover the locations of the other two gifts. Guarding this knowledge are their old friends Takoda and Xanthe, along with Kovo the Ape.