"Shayna tried to speak, but her throat was closed off. Her breath came in short, sharp gasps....Frank cradled her head in his lap, frantic as he looked up at the crowd. 'Is there an ambulance on the way?' "
Timothy now knows that possessing no magical powers makes him very powerful indeed. Having defeated Nicodemus, Timothy travels to a war-torn dimension to help the Wurm - fierce magicians and warriors descended from an ancient dragon race.