The Glass Word
Merle, the Flowing Queen, Junipa and Vermithrax the stone lion are in snow-bound Egypt, surrounded by ice, mirrors and sphinxes. They encounter Seth, the Pharoah's dangerous chief priest. Why is he offering to help them? Meanwhile, Serafin, Eft the mermaid and Lalapeya, the sphinx with a secret, are travelling to Egypt to help the others.