"Nothing is Forever." That is the motto of the Null, the enemies of the Geomancers for centuries. Now, at last, the Null have found the key to the utter destruction of all that is - and his name is Obadiah Archer! Can the Eternal Warrior and his brother, Armstrong, set aside their differences long enough to team up against their compromised young ally - and will any of them survive the final battle? Plus: who has sealed a secret pact with the One Percent and what do they want with the mysterious, time-displaced land known as the Faraway?