Arzon is captured and has his power staff stolen by the Darkling Lords. While scrounging for metal so the rest of New Valaric's knights can be bound later, Mortredd and Reekon discover their gift is to repower Prismos' vehicles. Between this and their other abilities, the Darkling Lords seize Witterquick and Cryotek and take their staffs. Galadria is given a chance to escape and warns the others, but the advice of what to do from the Owl of Wisdom of Leoric's staff is enigmatic. The Darkling Lords attack Leoric's castle and capture the other knights, steal their staffs, and strip Feryl of his wolf totem. And Darkstorm blackmails the New Valaricans into serving him after aging one who defies him. Written by
Did You Know?
Darkstorm refers to his enemies as "the spectral knights" though the group don't choose the Spectral Knights as their name until the end. Based on Heskedor and the Bearer of Knowledge using the term casually in "Lion Hunt", it seems this was a general way to refer to those with such powers in the last Age of Magic until it's made an official, symbolic title by the group who vow to dedicate themselves to opposing the Darkling Lords. See more
Bearer of Knowledge
My power is fading. Will that be all?
Yes - that will be all!