War rumbles through the kingdoms of Kapnos and Sarda. Innera, a young citizen of Dider, discovers a wounded soldier in the snowy woods. He bears the Kapnosian king's shield and a strange message. When the soldier dies from his wounds, Innera determines to finish his mission. The news she carries will signal the end of the long war; but which side will be victorious? Throughout her dangerous journey, Innera must search her own heart for hope and courage. Prequel to Medallion.