Gunderson returned to Holman’s World seeking atonement for his harsh years as colonial governor.  But now this lush, mysterious planet was called by its ancient name of Belzagor and it belonged one again to its native races, the Nildoror and the Sulidoror.  Gunderson began a harrowing pilgramage to its mist-shrouded north, to witness a strange ritual of rebirth that would alter him forever.