Welcome to the fantastical world of Iltior!
Runcible Jones and Mariam Orpiment: Two almost normal children stuck at Grindgrim Academy, the worst school in the country.
Parsifoe and Ulalliall: A shambling magician and her arrogant, age-old transportal.
Thandimanilon and Lars Sparj: The charmingly wicked Dark Lady and her villainous consort.
Sly, slippery Sleeth and sad-eyed Tigris: Two brilliant students of magic, but can either be trusted?
The Cybale: An ancient fanatical cult of wizards about to rise again.
Find out what happens when Runcible and Mariam are hurled through a gate to Iltior, to become the children that will change the world's destiny forever.