For years, Jack Ryan, Jr. and his colleagues at the Campus have waged an unofficial and highly effective campaign against the terrorists who threaten western civilization. The most dangerous of these is the Emir. This sadistic killer has masterminded the most vicious attacks on the west and has eluded capture by the world's law enforcement agencies. Now the Campus is on his trail. Joined by their latest recruits, John Clark and Ding Chavez, Jack Ryan, Jr. and his cousins, Dominick and Brian Caruso, are determined to catch the Emir and they will bring him in… dead or alive.
Count Artis of the Kingdom of Draxban discovers the ancient mechanism that allows him to move freely between lands. Along with the boon, there is a threat. Worlds have been contaminated by impure forces, which reveal themselves, wreaking havoc.
The areas remaining in isolation will soon be on the brink of war, which will determine their fate. In order to face the demons, witches and vampires from the dark of Lanar, people are forced not only to unite, but also to ask for the help of Angels.
Nobody knows that war turmoil will wake up yet another, much more powerful force which has been dormant for centuries.