It's been a year since septimus heap discovered his real family
and true calling to be a wizard. As Apprentice to Extra Ordinary
Wizard Marcia Overstrand, he is learning the fine arts of
Conjurations, Charms, and other Magyk, while Jenna is adapting to
life as the Princess and enjoying the freedom of the Castle.
But there is something sinister at work. Marcia is constantly
trailed by a menacing Darke Shadow, and Septimus's brother Simon
seems bent on a revenge no one understands. Why is the Darke Magyk
Bringing fantasy to new heights, Angie Sage continues the
journey of Septimus Heap with her trademark humor and all
of the clever details readers have come to love.