The Noble Patriarch had ruled the local lands for over a thousand years, establishing a lasting peace for the humans and a position of power for his Nobles. His kind lived in a palace in Noble’s Rest, the largest town of the land. With his son at his side, his rule had been long and comfortable.
That is all threatened to change, however. His Son has taken a human girl as his Chosen, and that choice has upset the other Nobles in the palace. As events unfold between his son and the girl, the Patriarch is faced with similar events of his own past. Trying to guide his son while also guarding the secrets of their race, he lets slip information that sends his son racing across the lands and away from the palace. Leaving the girl alone and vulnerable.