A young adult introduction to the Epic Fantasy Genre. The darkness is rising and the world is not safe. Tarien, a once thriving populous, now plagued with famine and disease. The nation is threatened by a barbaric hoard focused on destruction. Tarien forces are no match for the enemy's dark sorcerer who wields powerful ancient magic. The mysterious Queen of Thieves, Navara, has become a beacon of hope as the champion of Tarien. Her light magic could be the key to Tarien's victory, but only if Prince Erick can convince her to fight by his side. With such a troubled past haunting her future, Tarien's beloved thief turned sorceress struggles with her newly found fame. Navara's source of magic is from a higher power, one that forces her to stop the evil from spreading, but she must make sacrifices and her success will come at great cost. As she searches for a way to fight dragons and demons on her own, her companions try to breakdown her walls and share the heavy burden.