War breaks out between Najara and Ebenfar. Terpenzi, ruler of Najara, sends an army of ophidians to assault Ebenfar, but the armies of Ebenfar in turn destroy the city of SS'thar'tiss'ssun. They ward the ruins and drive out the serpentfolk of Najara. Terpenzi rallies the remnants of Najara into battle against the ShadowkingVerraketh, but are defeated and slain. Najara is conquered by the Shadowking of Ebenfar.