Valuable items are going missing in school, and one of Jason's classmates is behind it. Someone in Arbortown is robbing the homes of the students at school - someone who knows when nobody's home. But when they rob Jason's home, they get more than they bargained for. You don't just rob the kid who can STOP TIME and expect you're going to make a clean getaway.
Meanwhile, Kyne has problems of his own. Someone has kidnapped the Court Wizard, Garon, and Kyne heads out to rescue him. And while he's busy, an invading army has crossed Lynvia's northern border and is marching on the capitol. Delegates from the invading army are demanding the return of their kidnapped princess, who was seen being taken by members of the Royal Lynvian Guard!