"The long-awaited sequel to Dragonlinks. Five pentagram gems. Two people want them. Only one can have them. After destroying the Dragonlinks mailshirt and banishing her companions, Zimak and Daretor to a paraworld, Jelindels is refuge with the Sister of Verity is destroyed when the Temple is attacked. Jelindel escapes, disguises herself as a boy and joins a voyage on the ship, the Dark Empress, where she learns of an evil plot to conquer the paraworlds. Jelindel must destroy the Pentacle Gems to save the worlds . . .