In the Circle of Light saga, you were introduced to the magical twilight world of Atlanton Earth. You met the mighty magician Greyfax Grimwald and his allies. Bear, Otter, Broco the Dwarf, and the warring sisters, Dorini and Lorini, the Queens of Darkness and Light. Now, The Wilderness of Four takes you back into time before time. Mere you discover the origins of the titanic struggle that wracked the world before man and beast were hostile strangers. You will meet many of the same characters who enthralled you in Circle of Light, revealed here in their youthful brashness and unspeakable wickedness. The Road to the Middle Islands is the story of the magical coming of age of Olthar, the otter, called the Olthlinden. He has a special mission to perform in the battle to save his people from destruction by the Dark One. Olthar must fight savage warriors, wolves, dragons and snakes. Strange winds and mists pursue him, enemy spies lurk everywhere, and Olthar begs to be released from the awesome burden he carries. But the choice is not his alone and finally he joins with his friendsearthfolk and waterfolk, who together fight the evil that threatens to overrun them all.