Ash and Orm reach the end of their journey, but above ground all is not as they expected. They can see no sign of humans and the swampy ground appears to be the habitat of unfriendly and dangerous animals. The further they travel into the continent, the stranger the land appears.
Is this really the home of Ash’s parents and her people, or has their journey been in vain?
If they have failed in their quest, will they be able to return home again?