“Can one boy change course of Quentaran history?
“Torrad, a young peasant boy, has uncovered an evil plot in Quentaris. The dreaded Psykhan, plans to use mind magic to take control of the city. He also plans murder. Torrad must warn the city leaders. But before he can do so, Psykhan decides to eliminate the youth.
“Torrad receives help from many quarters: a young contessa, a crippled town crier, a wolf-hound, and the strange roach people who live beneath the city. But in the end, he must face the vicious Mind Master on his own, and fight the battle of his life.”