Kirix is one of the last surviving Blood: those who are mage-born. The Red King and his Sentinels, along with the saracen (those with no magic), are hunting for the Blood, intent on destroying any remnant of magic left in the world.

Kirix, along with a few unwanted allies, intend to stop the Red King - violently. But for Kirix, the clock is already ticking, and those who are his most hated enemies are the only ones who may be able to save his life...