Bleu Chanomulus wakes up on a bed of autumnal leaves in the enchanted wood feeling strange. Bleu remembers that he had been having a cup of coffee at home. So where was he? He discovers that he is bleeding from a wound over his right temple and he feels nauseous. Bleu hears the sounds of voices in the distance and he decides to investigate. One voice is a maiden that sounds delightful. He unsteadily gets to his feet and heads off in the direction of the voices using caution and stealth. It is a tale of love, intrigue, theology, witchcraft and magic, embroidering adventure with larger than life characters coming alive in the elfin kingdom of Nixador. The Special Companions are born to return the Circlet to its rightful abode from the wicked clutches of Brownston the sorcerer.