Lili-Ana is already aware of a dark evil stalking her world having that very eve been attacked in the realm of her dreams. Confident in her talent as one of the foremost magic users in Fourealms she is astonished by the power of that which assails her. She only just survives. With the arrival of Cilla and the news she bears it is with absolute horror that she realizes that she alone is all that stands between her world and an alien evil of incomparable power. Desperately she seeks allies skilled in the magic lore.
In our world Conrad Bearson is on the run. Wife and son killed by drug smugglers the ex marine has assassinated the leader of the Cartel. Now he has to pay the price. Hired killers stalk him. At last there is nowhere else to hide. Wounded and frozen he takes refuge in a mountain cave as a blizzard rages without. Here he makes his peace and prepares to die. It is not to be.
A call for aid from another reality plunges him into an adventure like none other. It is not long before he begins to wonder if death might not have been the easy way out
The story begins.