The death of the Darkwoods Foxes' ruling oracle, Scythe, bodes ill for the Wraith Mice and their allies. With the change in leadership, the uncertain relationship with the foxes will erupt into a vicious war. Possessing the ability to melt into the darkness and renowned in warfare, the Wraith Mice rally the squirrel tribes, Ranger Mice, and others to defend their territory--and their very lives. A young one among them, Princess Zuryzel rises fearlessly to the challenge. But can she overcome the challenges in time to defeat the hated foxes?