The book continues the tale of Braket or Drumlin Caddis, Sentinel, on his adventure with his friend Brambling. Brambling becomes the second sage of the age and leads a militia force against the Dark Elves. Drumlin Caddis meanwhile is helping Ylfe, a Light Elf he befriended in Arturo’s Barrow, a place where they were both searching, but for different things. They face the dragon, Gorgan, together and search for Ylfe’s lost elves. They discover them in a most unlikely spot, but there are other dangers and enemies to overcome before the tale reaches its climax.