Thomas Scargen hastily returns to Sirati to learn the startling truth of his father’s past archeological expeditions. This revelation sets him on a whirlwind odyssey that will take him from the aeroways of New Amsterdam to the waterways of Atlantis, all in an effort to find the next Gauntlet stone. For this mission to succeed, Thomas and his motley companions will have to pilot massive sportifs in a robotic football game, master the elements of fire and water, and discover the lost secrets of the Ancient Mages, all while battling a host of new enemies—from a horde of bone demons to the White Wolves of Ontinok. However, the dreaded Necromancer and the Grimm Legion have other plans for Scargen . . . Thomas must embrace his destiny as Bearer and rely on the strength and courage of his companions, old and new, to help face this evolving darkness. But even they might not be able to save him from . . . The Dragon Within.