In a ravaged world far from home, the Birthrighters struggle for survival.Raised in a new ark beneath polar ice, delivered by whales to a blighted surface, the young men and women of the Birthright Project have pledged their lives to a risky and redemptive mission--preserving God's original creation from human depravity and the destruction of the Endless Wars.They've roamed the earth tracking original species. They've successfully battled sorcerers, warlords, and armies of mutants. But now a twisted new enemy is on the march. An explosive ancient secret lurks beneath the glitter of a decadent city. And the mysterious darkness that swallowed a mountain spreads toward an innocent mill town.Before they can prevail, the Birthrighters must confront their most difficult challenge: overcoming their individual desires that threaten to betray the group.The adventure draws to a dramatic close in Book 2 of Kathryn Mackel's imaginative and absorbing Birthright series...a fantasy thriller with a heart of faith.