Arlen is the Academy’s literature, history, and healing instructor. And she guards the secrets of healing to those who have a talent for the art form. The only students in her class are Darren, Kira, and Norry. Their current lesson requires them to heal a cut across their palm. And while they are all able to undo the inflicted injury, Arlen points out their shortcomings. Before she can continue with her lesson, Volodar storms into the room with an injured student. Come discover if Darren will be pulled into another confrontation with Volodar. Or will he keep his calm and follow his instructions?