From the Back Cover
Rezzia's legions occupy the hills of Andars for the next seven years, even as Rezzia's war with Pawelon rages on. Yearning to send the Rezzians back to the desert, Idonea's brother Skye grabs his axe and joins their father at the Hall of the Ancestors. Skye's father channels his own father's spirit for guidance, and a Rezzian atrocity is revealed.
A reluctant drummer begins sounding the end of the world.
The primordial Orns--Fidelity, Angst, and Wrath--have seen all of this before. Driven by Andaran suffering, Wrath searches for an instrument ... a woman of the wood, a woman of power.