Horror stalked the Four Lands as the Ildatch, ancient source of evil,stirred to new life, sending its ghastly Mord Wraiths to destroyMankind.
To win through the vile growth that protected the Ildatch, the DruidAllanon needed Brin Ohmsford — for she alone held the magic power ofthe wishsong, which could make plants bloom instantly or turn treesfrom green to autumn gold. Reluctantly Brin joined the Druid on hisperilous journey. Then Brin’s younger brother Jair learned from themysterious King of the Silver River that Brin was doomed – unless Jaircould reach her in time!
So Jair set out through the very heart of evil. And ahead, the Ildatchwaited, nursing its plans to trap Brin into a fate far more horriblethan death!