Lyra McCauley, current Scribe of the Alliance, is the only one who can decode magic hidden in the recently retrieved ancient texts written by her ancestors. While Lyra unlocks the ancient magic, she opens herself up to old scribal powers. This allows her to fight the deadliest Dark Realm forces—cimafa stealth dragons—but at a cost. The energy flux threatens her health and ability to learn where to find the missing keystones. Can Lyra overcome this shrewd tactic of the Black Dragon?