- "Twice before, Thomas Covenant had been summoned to the strange other-world where magic worked. Twice he had been forced to join with the Lords of Revelstone in their war against Lord Foul, the ancient enemy of the Land.
Now he was back—to a Land ravaged by the armies of Lord Foul. The Lords were besieged and helpless. No place was save and Lord Foul's victory seemed certain. Only Covenant could avert it.
Desperately and without hope, he set out to confront the might of the Enemy. With him went a Giant, a Bloodguard and the madwoman he had wronged. And in Lord Foul's Crèche, Lord Foul grew in power with each new defeat for the Land."