Having destroyed the Magna Purgo, and figuring their mission is nearly over, an army lands ashore and begins invading New Wakefield, bringing the danger and threat-level to unprecedented heights.
The Omega Children have fought and won every battle so far, but can they defeat an army? If so, how and at what cost to their innocence and powers?
Ari and Melaleuca gravitate toward each other, opposing Lexington and Quixote. The path of force and naked power cries out to Melaleuca to unleash it, and Lexington struggles to convince her to follow the gentle path - the path of play - the one they have been trained to follow.
Can they put aside their strong personalities, unite and fight back without fighting - or will division result in defeat?
The deep secret hidden in the Golgothic Southern Wasteland is revealed as the Delphi Oracle. it provides conflicting visions for the army, the Ori, the High Overlord, Melaleuca and Lexington - sending them headlong into conflict which they are all convinced will go their own way.