When King Jekoniah of Xandria is kidnapped by evil Grishnaki, the royal family searches for a
way to save him. The desired ransom is impossible, and an outright war on the Grishnaki would
end in disasterso Prince Kiriath undertakes a secret mission into the Grishnaki's valley.
But danger slows the prince's journey, and as the ransom deadline approaches, Kiriath begins
to wonder whether he will reach his father in time.