Friend and traitor. Conqueror and king. Hero and villain. Shane is just a boy, but in order to free his people, he's resolved to do whatever - to become whomever - his mission requires. Conor, Abeke, Meilin and Rollan are four young heroes racing to save the world of Erdas, and their journey has pitted them against Shane again and again. But none have learned the truth of the boy who nearly changed the course of history forever. Now that truth is revealed.