A group of assassins have taken their daughter! Even though they are simple farmers, Alvin and Perse will not stand for this. As they make chase across the continent, the married couple show the Al Razheem, the villains who stole their joy, just how far they will go to get Ophelia back!Meanwhile, Ophelia is subjected to vile experiments to transform her into a remorseless killer. But being the ultimate assassin puts her at odds with Kitanah, the one she has been ushered in to replace. Can Ophelia survive the politics of a ruthless organization long enough to be rescued?Even if the farmers do get Ophelia back, will there be enough of her left to recognize as their daughter? And why do the Light Bringers, the guardians of law and order, want Alvin and Perse to fail?