Once home to the illustrious Order of the Crane -- guardians of the world's myths and legends -- Stauros Island, now in the hands of the Order of the Shrike, is an elite university whose students are guaranteed positions of power upon graduating. However, a dark curse hangs over the island: students are disappearing. What secrets does the island hold? And who is to blame? More
Welcome to Stauros Island, a fantasy world where mystery unfolds at every turn. Hugh Fogg, a young monk from the Order of the Crane who died in the 1615 massacre skillfully planned by the enemy known as the Order of the Shrike, has resided on the island for four hundred years as a phantom. He roams the island, which is now an elite university where students are guaranteed positions of power upon graduation.
Despite societal changes and the ever pervasive power of the Order of the Shrike, Hugh vows to keep the prophetic myth of the Slayer of the Shadow of Fear alive. However, his plan starts to unravel when students begin to disappear from the island.