As a violent civil war creeps close to the Tamarian border, Garrick Ravenwood enters an elite officer’s training program. Overwhelmed by the tough demands placed upon him, Garrick struggles to find his place in military leadership. Brenna, the girl he loves, has fallen spiritually adrift and socially isolated as the the brutal conflict closes in on her family’s estate. In the midst of this turmoil, Garrick’s younger brother, Algernon, learns that his twin sister has run away from home in the company of a Kamerese drug dealer. Inspired and accompanied by Astrid, a young priestess rumored to be his sister’s lesbian lover, Algernon undertakes a perilous journey into war-torn Kameron to find and rescue his wayward sister.