In the second part of Rook, the Council meets to discuss the destruction of Rodva. Bored of Politics, Nyste wanders away to sneak into the old Tomb of Ernos.
Rook Part 1
In the first half of Rook Part 1, we meet Yerroth and his son Nyste, as they look out over the ancient city of Perlora. The day is Retribution Day, a celebration in honor of their ancestor, a man who singlehandedly ended a tyrannical line of emperors and established a just democratic government. But, Yerroth hasn't led his son up onto the heavily-guarded Perlo Hill just to take in the air and talk politics and history. No, he's come to conduct a baptism of sorts...
Alexander escapes into an ascetic lifestyle by secluding himself on his rooftop. Overlooking the city, he meets a ghostly architect, and he falls in love with an ageless neighbor who can show him secrets hiding in the city’s past.
A couple live in an unusual home isolated in the wilderness. As the months pass by, they discover that the house possesses a dark power which neither of them are prepared to face.
Sundown in America - Part One
While on a long drive across the country, three friends decide to camp for the night. The grounds they choose are owned by an intrusive man who has great sway over the locals, despite his illogical perspectives and dishonorable intentions.