After Camari receives a note attached to a kipsee bird from the Gnomes of Nurrocon, she realizes she must enlist Isryk's aid. They are about to voyage across the ocean to help the gnomes retrieve crystals from the Magnite Sea which is guarded by a monster named the Great Vanthor. For the Greater Good, Camari uses the gauntlet in many ways along her journey. She encounters an evil troll named Alanack along the way and finds many ways to help people, as well as the gnomes. This book isn't over until it's over. Even after Camari and Isryk think they have completed their quest, they still have many dangers and challenges to overcome.