When last we saw Alexa Daley, she had defeated a threat in her homeland and was sailing with Roland Warvold across the Lonely Sea. She had no idea what adventures awaited her... until now. After a tragic attack by an evil force, Alexa and her friend Yipes are stranded in a strange community known as The Five Pillars. Each pillar of rock has its own secrets... and its own challenges. As darkness descends, Alexa must risk everything to defeat it — even if it means taking to the skies Patrick Carman has created an exciting tale full of heart, humor, and heroism, starring one of the great characters in current fantasy literature.