As the Defiler's curse holds Vael's health hostage, Elidor searches for a way to rescue her without succumbing to the evil wizard's demands. Somewhere within the lost city of Taeloc, a crystal chalice may hold the answers to his prayers. A group of shady mercenaries offers to protect Elidor on the journey and give him the chalice, in exchange for his help in locating the city. Desperate to save his love, Elidor reluctantly agrees. But nothing goes exactly as planned . . .Soesbee, Ree is the author of 'Crystal Chalice ', published 2006 under ISBN 9780786939947 and ISBN 078693994X.