Thomas Covenant and Linden Avery flee from the Land, and embark with the Giants on a desperate search for the One Tree, the powerful life-force whose branches alone can re-make the Staff of Law.

They leave the Sunbane-ravaged shores they know for a new world where awesome creatures attack them at sea and strangely powerful new races both welcome and threaten them on Land – while Lord Foul sends his Ravers to harry Covenant and all who help him.

Before them lies the prize that can vanquish the Sunbane – or wreak the devastation that Lord Foul seeks . . .