The Stranger is bound for the icy realm of Herfang in search for his wife and child. But the Gods have other plans, thanks to his companion, Niobe Ayutami. The unlikely pair will find themselves in the heart of the Ugoma jungle, and it is Niobe who may come face to face with her family for the first time. Hidden within the old world, an Ancient is being reborn. Niobe and the Stranger must help the Tribe of the Gathering Wind find and protect her before a mysterious predator with ties to Niobe's past kills them all.