Something has happened in the Greylands, the realm of the Dark Lady. Her servants, the kazkulim, have ceased their soul-gathering duties, leaving those near death to linger on the mortal plane. Suffering spreads in the land of the living, and none walk the pathway to the land of the dead.
Meanwhile, the bonds of friendship between Mithron and Glitter strengthen into something new. Can Mithron control his visions enough to find love? Or will they only bring sorrow?