Thorgal's family is once again reunited, but the future is bleak. The hero is unconscious, dying, and his wife and children are exhausted and starving. Aaricia's prayers bring her some hope: the goddess Frigg is willing to save Thorgal... But her husband Odin is determined to get rid of the troublesome Child of the Stars once and for all. So begins one last challenge for Thorgal and his son Jolan - a final chance to obtain what they've always dreamed of: a quiet, uneventful life.