His grandmother, Zandina, knew that; even though she had tried to hide it from Karl's mother, her own daughter.
Karl's birth now secured her future. Her status as a Guardian of the Knowledge was in jeopardy; but what could she do?
Many signs had been seen by the Guardians of Knowledge, but none had seen enough of them to be aware that the portent they foretold was going to come to pass in this lifetime.
Karl's birth; on the night that celebrated evil was the last sign, the last warning to those that were supposed to be vigilant.
For some, the purpose of their existence was now over.
For Karl, death threats, magic, divine intervention, betrayal, abductions and murder - his adventure was just beginning...