Ancient legend tells of an army of knights that will remain sleeping until the last days. The knights are waking up. A homeless man is stalked by a pale, wraithlike creature with a mouthful of needle-sharp teeth. Maimed animals and a host of suicides cluster around a mountain in Scotland. And deep beneath the cobbled streets of Oxford, a malicious hoard besieges a hidden city. Freya Reynolds is a university student with a touch of OCD and an obsession with myth and folklore.
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Deep beneath the streets of England lies another realm...one few in our modern world know exists. Daniel and Freya, however, know it all too well. Eight years ago, these friends first journeyed through portals into the hidden land of Niðergeard - discovering a city filled with stones, secrets, and sleeping knights that serve to protect the world they call home. But Niðergeard has fallen to dark forces, overrun by its enemies. Gates are being opened between the worlds that should have been kept closed. The battle lines for the war at the end of time have been drawn.
A millennium’s worth of evil plans are about to bear fruit for the dark wizard Gád. Niðergeard lies exposed, and at long last it is time for the dragons to be awakened and the gates between worlds to be thrown open.A terrifying army of giants, dragons, trolls, and yfelgópes, assembled by Gád over centuries, awaits the wizard’s order to invade Niðergeard. The end of the underground country - and life as we know it on the surface - is near.