Raised at the Poison Ivy Orphanage, young Griffin has nearly lost hope when a stranger comes through with magic crystals that focus powers in the young. The magician Sharidan is starting a new school for wizards who don’t show their true abilities until they are exposed to the crystals. Griffin, along with new friends Luke and Callie discover that magic has its own set of problems!
Griffin discovers a powerful new crystal while he and his classmates are exploring the bloody caves on a field trip away from the wizarding school, Darkthorn, but he’s shocked when he learns that it is the fabled Killing Crystal, one foretold many years before. As Griffin struggles to master the crystal, he must fight to keep the powers he worked so hard to earn the year before.
As Hannah’s powers increase, so does the trouble that seems to surround her. A new counselor comes to camp, and Hannah seems to be the only one who doesn’t trust her. As Hannah struggles to control her Gift, she finds new ways to get into trouble as she learns, but will she be good enough to withstand the onslaught of evil that is about to attack?