As Eldred battles rival tribes for dominance in the south, Caerdic returns from his 20 years away.
Littlebrook. Thirty six year old Eldred is chieftain of local tribe based out of the walled town of Littlebrook. He is fighting a rival local tribe and winning apart from their hero who is a powerful and honourable foe. Caerdic returns from 20 years in Khemit studying under the Keri-heb, and brings knowledge of the Void . Caerdic helps Eldred kill the rival hero, dishonourably, enabling Eldred to take control of the south. Lynna sees Caerdic and is clearly torn between her childhood love, Caerdic, and her husband, Eldred.