Sixteen years ago, the strongest of the dragons who once flew free over the kingdom of Auland escaped extinction by releasing their souls to reside in unaware humans. With a debilitating sickness now spreading through their hosts, time is running out for them once more. Soon they will lose their only chance to return to a changed world.

For a gold smuggler orphaned in the war and the son of a dragonslayer, life will never be the same again…