The world is falling apart. The One, unrestricted ruler of the New Order, unleashes his merciless power and with it arbitrariness and violence.
Miro, a slender fourteen-year-old, has long felt the beginning of a worrying change in an unnoticed corner of this empire. His beloved teacher has been missing for months without any trace. Dark visions surround Miro's heart like lead.
Now, of all times, Master Elos, who has hardly looked at Miro so far, reveals that he sees something special in Miro. And he's not the only one.
Miro has to leave his home and with it the places of loving security.
He doesn't feel up to the hopes and expectations everyone puts in him.
And it's even more than just the future. Which, of course, only those know who are called the lords of light.