The witch queen is born and Krona is sent on his own journey to find answers to old questions. But far in the forests of Karbi Anglong, a sleeping sickness is spreading at an alarming rate across the state. Shadowy organisations are on the move as Ashwin struggles to hold the fraying strands of his world together. At the root of it all, is Vira, fighting to stay awake. Fighting for his son. But so great is the weight of his actions that even he must sink at last. Will Vira drown in the consequences of his actions or is there hope yet in this, the darkest of hours?