The necromantic magic of the Great Lich has held sway over the world for 100 years. Can a young Knight of the God of Death and the last Priestess of the Goddess of Life destroy him before their homeland falls? The only survivor of his convoy, Journeyman Knight Darian is entrusted with an ancient scroll and one mission: Return the scroll to the High Temple, no matter the cost. He never expected to stumble onto the last healer in the world. Now, he must take not only the scroll but the woman across the kingdom to safety, each step dogged by the relentless undead. The last priestess of the Goddess of Life, Ephema has waited in vain for her parents to return. When a Journeyman Knight of the God of Death literally falls on her doorstep, she saves him from his enemies, unaware how that one action will change her destiny.