"It's tough being the foretold saviour of your race. Rory MacGregor, kept a virtual prisoner in his own father's dun and hunted by the Sithe queen, needs a break now and then - and what better fun than tearing the Veil no one else can tear, and escaping to the Otherworld? In that dangerous Otherworld, Hannah Falconer is as trapped by circumstances as the strange wild Sithe boy whose horse nearly kills her. When Rory tricks her into crossing the Veil and entering his own world, she's sure it can't be any worse than her usual home life... Meanwhile, Seth MacGregor is fighting to kepp his clann safe from the malevolent queen Kate. When an attack comes after years of stalemate, he is shocked to discover who is leading it... and who else is conspiring against him. Will the cunning and experience of five hundred years be enough to confront the threat? And how many friends, and how many lovers, is Seth willing to sacrifice to keep his son?"--Back cover.