Three days after the appearence of the Floating Citadel, the moon suddenly broke in the sky. Doomsayers all over the world marked it as a sign of the end. Small meteor showers were now a common part of the world wide weather. Most burn up and end up being too small to do any real damage to buildings but some are massive-and leave their mark in timely fashion. A mysterious boy confronts the party at their base of operations, Vrath’s Keep. He reveals his identity to be Irenicus Shimatul, Aerastar’s son.