Turley Vail, with his disturbing visions, is destined to save the world of Imram, but he doesn't want the responsibility. Beneath the scientific wisdom of the Blessing Papers lies a catastrophic evil only he understands. Vanishing deep into the wilds of the island of Imram, he is captured by the Ennis, a primitive people who torture him with their rituals before accepting him. But his survival brings him terrifying doubts: what exactly is the other sinister force that predicts his every move? And how will he safely unlock the precious secret of the Blessing Papers, the sacred prophecies that can bring salvation or doom to Imram?