Ehlana, young Queen of Elenia, clings to life by a thread, preserved within a diamond-like block of crystal conjured by the sorceress Sephrenia. But there is a price to pay - twelve Pandion Knight must sacrifice their lives to keep her alive for just one year.
Only one thing is powerful enough to save Ehlana - the Bhelliom, an exquisite and magical jewel that has been lost for centuries. Sparhaw, the Queen´s Champion, and his band of allies must set off on a perilous quest to locate the prcious stone. But the evil God Azash has plans for it himself...
AUTHOR: David Eddings (David Carroll Eddings)