A poisoned bolt has struck down the Princess Anita on the day of her wedding to prince Anitha of Krondor.
To save his beloved. Anitha sets out in search of the mystic herb called Silverthorn that only grows in the dark and forbidding land of the Spellweavers.
Accompanied by a mercenary. a minstrel, and a clever young thief, he will confront an ancient evil and do battle with the dark powers that threaten the enchanted realm of Midkemia.