Across the kingdom of Octar, a catastrophic drought has withered the crops. The angry rain god demands ultimate sacrifice or all must abandon the city. Social order is crumbling. Desperate, High Priest Ickletor is sacrificing Octar?s precious children high atop the Great Pyramid as the silent, despondent people watch from the grand plaza below.
Ickletor alone holds the fate of the kingdom. Then, a nightmare accident shatters the priest?s faith. The aftermath threatens to undermine his position, even survival. His last hope is a pact with Death himself, but Death demands release from the Underworld? What can the most unlikely of heroes do to return Death to the Underworld?