Saw Boss has developed a new vine, a madness vine, which drives men crazy, and he is luring the greatest Armada of the Tengu to fight him. Jayce tries to warn Prince Akeer not to fight but they are insulted by the thought of defeat or not accepting a challenge. Jayce is captured by them Audric discovers their leader Rakka Thon has been tricked by Saw Boss' spy Noak. Jayce must fight another man to the death, but Jayce will not kill his opponent. Jayce convinces the Prince to warn his father, but it is too late. Saw Boss has defeated much of the Armada, but Rakka Thon and some survivors do escape. Jayce continues to look for Audric after they destroy the madness vines.