Eioth is crowned High King. The problem that has haunted the High Court elves has been answered. They all live happily ever after - right? Sadly no. During the Third Harvest celebration the weather spells shatter and Elemental Magic is rendered impotent. Widespread flooding endangers the citizens of the empire. Far to the south, Silva, a weaver displaced by the floods, and Federan, heir to the True South, must use a form of magic that cannot possibly exist, but does, to protect the people of the empire from rain that will not stop.