Long ago, Vashna, the greatest of all Darklords, was defeated in battle by King Ulnar of Sommerlund. But the victory was not complete, for while his body was destroyed, his spirit, as well as the spirits of his troops, remain trapped deep within the Maakengorge. Now, Lone Wolf learns of strange sightings in the area near the Maakengorge, suggesting that there may be a plot afoot to resurrect Vashna. Lone Wolf and the reader set out to uncover the nature of the threat, and to see if, indeed, Vashna will return.
This book is the first in which the demigoddess Alyss is introduced. In the Legends of Lone Wolf novels, where Lone Wolf meets Alyss much earlier.
- At the end of The Chasm of Doom, it is stated that Darklord Vashna cannot be resurrected as long as Lone Wolf possesses the Dagger of Vashna. This is seemingly at odds with the plot of this book. The Dagger of Vashna can be used in this book, but it disappears afterwards and cannot be carried forward into subsequent books.
|Kai Series||Flight from the Dark • Fire on the Water • The Caverns of Kalte • The Chasm of Doom • Shadow on the Sand|
|Magnakai Series||The Kingdoms of Terror • Castle Death • The Jungle of Horrors • The Cauldron of Fear • The Dungeons of Torgar • The Prisoners of Time • The Masters of Darkness|
|Grandmaster Series||The Plague Lords of Ruel • The Captives of Kaag • The Darke Crusade • The Legacy of Vashna • The Deathlord of Ixia • Dawn of the Dragons • Wolf's Bane • The Curse of Naar|
|New Order Series||Voyage of the Moonstone • The Buccaneers of Shadaki • Mydnight's Hero • Rune War • Trail of the Wolf • The Fall of Blood Mountain • Vampirium • The Hunger of Sejanoz|
|Other Lone Wolf related works||The Magnamund Companion • The Skull of Agarash • The World of Lone Wolf|