Katrina and Erik stopped and stared. On the floor was a glowing arcane circle inscribed with mystical runes, and in the middle of that was a magical portal through which they could see another world. Standing beside this mystical gateway was a man wearing a dark robe. He raised his right hand and pointed one bony finger at Katrina.
Between Katrina and the otherworldly portal was one of the maggot creatures, and another one was squirming its way through the gateway. Behind that she could see scores more, perhaps hundreds more, all clamoring, pushing and shoving to reach the portal to escape from their own abyssal hell, to emerge here in Mar Delenne. It would be up to them to stop this hellish invasion.
Young Katrina, training to be a warrior of both the blade and the mind, finds herself suddenly cursed with an immense and awful power, and at the center of a struggle for world domination. Evil entities from the foulest pits of the abyss plot to invade her world intent on slaughtering or subjugating all of mankind. Katrina might hold the power to stop them. But she quickly learns that using this power may demand that she sacrifice her very soul in order to save mankind.