Book Three in the Island Guardians Series.The drums of war are constantly resonating in the air of the Isle of Altair. Blood soaks the earth as more and more warriors flood their shores searching for a way to claim Altair and its bounty as their own. But new plans could save them all. And in the shadow of death still lies the promise of the coming of the Island Guardians.She is Willow and she is the Guardian of Water. It is her calling, her gift from the goddess. The Mederra warriors should have left for home long ago but have waited for her. Drago and Ulrik have wanted her since they first saw her and now they wait only for the time of Willow's claiming to arrive, for they will have no other.But there is more at stake than anyone realizes and the greatest betrayal will change them all.