Necromancer DomDaniel has been defeated. His Darke ship burned and sank, taking its evil master with it. But later that night, a fair-haired boy rows a canoe to the place where the ship went down. He waits, and then out of the water rises a skeleton. It climbs into the canoe. DomDaniel is back - with a vile plan for revenge. And now he has such an eager accomplice, anything is possible . . .