The quest: To prevent domination of the Shires of York by the Dämonen, demons who crave power above all else. Currently exiled by the powerful Elven who control four Veils that provide a path between the incorporeal land of the devils and the Shires, the Dämonen seek the Crystals of the Veils, keys that will open the portals.
Curse is the fifth book of the Shires of York epic fantasy series. The Shires of York are blighted with storms and tempestuous rain, flooding, a murrain that affects livestock, famine and finally a pestilence that the human population calls the black death.
No species is unaffected and there are massive losses of life for the Elven, dragons, dwarves, witches, wizards, goblins and mankind. The plague sweeps across the Shires and changes the nature of the societies that make their home there.
The Elven are weakened by the pestilence and others seek to take the lead. It becomes essential to find the source of the curse and stop it in its tracks.
Meanwhile, there is some good news and a new dragon is hatched who is a descendent of Carwyn, the guardian of the Crystals of the Veil. Will the offspring be male and become the next guardian?