Mecq thirsts in the English countryside. An unnatural drought besets the town, driving its residents to desperation.
The wizard Silvas has vowed to use his magic to help all in need. But once he arrives in Mecq, he quickly discovers that the town’s problems run deeper than a mere lack of water.
Evil lies in wait for Silvas, an evil so powerful that even a wizard of Silvas’s abilities may be outmatched. The safety of both Mecq and Silvas’s own domain hangs in the balance.