Stock Code: 2440
Format: Softcover novel
Pages: 312 pages
Cover Price: $5.99 U.S.
Print Runs: First (July 1995)
Series: DARK SUN WORLD Chronicles of Athas
Preceded by: The Broken Blade
Followed by: The Rise And Fall Of A Dragon King
Author: Lynn Abbey
Cover Art: Brom
From back cover:
Water. On Athas, it is life, it is currency, it is power.
The watery caverns beneath Urik have become a haven for political refugees and runaway slaves, a place safe from the ravages of Athas and her defilers.
Until one such defiler brings destructions to the haven. Mahtra, who fled sunlit Urik for the dark undercity, must now emerge to set it all right. But it isn’t as easy as that. Her quest leads her to the palace of a sorcerer-king, to an ancient druidic grove, and beyond …