Samever is an ancient city, with ancient ways. Soon the lives of its people will change forever. A secret society plots against the city rulers, while the Divine Trivine falls to corruption in the vast labyrinth of the Temple. The lines are being drawn between the two factions, when someone makes an unexpected appearance. They call him the Demon of the Shallow Mountains. Some revere him; some fear him; but everyone is mystified by him.
Amid this controversy and conflict, a terror comes out of the north to shatter the spirit of the city. The people believe the mysterious Demon of the Shallow Mountains is their only hope, but can he overcome his own demons in time to save them?