The spiritual leaders of Atlantis have known for many years that the Sea Kingdoms were doomed. Even so, they are unprepared for the catastrophe when it occurs. Micail and Tiriki, prince and princess, priest and priestess of the last island to fall, are separated during the escape and land on different shores of the island of Britain. As they work to establish new lives, their two communities take widely divergent paths. Once these opposing factions become aware of each other, conflict will be inevitable. The full sweep of the rich history of Avalon is finally revealed in this magnificent and deeply moving tale, filled with memorable characters and haunting landscapes.