The serious troubles that have been plaguing the owl kingdoms are far from over. Young Nyroc, last hatchling of the evil Kludd (who is now dead) is next in line to wield the family's terrible power. While his mother, Nyra, expects him to take on the destructive mantle of his father, Nyroc is slowly discovering that he is actually meant for a life that is quite different. Will he be able to face down his mother and change everything? This is the seventh volume in the gripping Guardians of Ga'Hoole series.