Growing up as an orphan abandoned on the doorstep of strangers can be difficult. Especially when the whole village seems to hate you for no apparent reason. Beldagar has worked even as a young child to support the uncaring family that took him in. He particularly hates working in the cold dark gold mines in the mountain shadowing the village where strange manifestations begin happening. He has discovered over time there is something a little different about him. Every day his life plays on a never ending cycle until one day at the festival for the Gods, which he is never allow to attend, he meets Rose. For the first time his life seems to be changing, but in the twirling moment a stranger shows up telling him that Roses life is in danger. Beldagar is tempted to do all he can to save her life, but what if the cost is murder?