'A hundred years ago, an old and respected Parsarian merchant from the ancient Akamenian sect, Zohreh of the Melkior clan, is put to death by an evil Ameeratan lord, Kassim bin-Saad al Farouk, who covets her business. As she dies, Zohreh curses al Farouk and all his family, calling down the curse of fire on them for all eternity.All first borns, when they reach their fifteenth birthday, will die a dreadful death by fire.
We now jump to the present, and to a descendant of Kassim al-Farouk, Khaled al-Farouk, who is nearing his fifteenth birthday. Not only is he frightened by that, but he is also very much preoccupied by the dreadful injustice done to Zohreh so long ago, and really wants to put it right and lift the curse from his family. His father suggests they contact his old friend Husam al-Din, in far away Jayangan, to help: because Husam has had a great deal of contact with the Jinn, magical fire-spirits who can transform at will: and it is in the world of the Jinn that Khaled is likely to find answers! So they write to Husam, who agrees to come, with his Jinn friend, Kareen Amar.
Meanwhile, in far away Parsari, 14 year old Soheila, one of the last of the beggared Melkior clan, who does not realise that Zohreh called down the curse on the Al-Farouks, plots her own terrible revenge against the rich and powerful al-Farouks, and sets off for Ameerat to fulfill the revenge.. All these people's paths meet, in an explosive, fast-moving, engaging and exciting adventure of magic and revenge!'
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