As monsoon rains hammer Harenis, the city of scholars and their abandoned children, mysteries are uncovered. The parents of Dreya and Zan Khanhalary venture into the dark of the great library of Harenis, a store of knowledge the size of a city. Dark forces from across the Great Arc Sea now threaten the lives of the Children of Harenis. A desperate race for survival among the ancient towers and abandoned harbours of the city begins. The Children of Harenis is the first Arclands story, set in the continent of Aestis.