Below is a very brief synopsis of the novel. The links on the
left go to more detailed synopses of each part of the novel. Do not
follow the links if you don't want to find out what happens. You have
Part One covers the events leading up to Jason's birth and Pelias coup d'état at Iolcus.
Part Two covers Jason's early life with the centaur Cheiron on
Mount Pelion and his friendships, leading up to a dangerous journey
through Greece which shapes Jason's character and future.
Part Three covers Jason's return to Mount Pelion as an adult and
his travels as he struggles to accept his true identity. The climactic
encounter with the Delphic oracle leaves Jason shaken to the core by a
terrifying prophecy of the future.
Part Four covers the endeavours of Jason, Peleus and Cheiron to
prepare for the Argonaut expedition. Diplomacy, cunning and courage are
required to combat attempts to thwart them. Both sides are inexorably
drawn towards a fatal battle on Mount Pholoe, a battle which will have a profound impact on all involved.