Anik is gone and an army of white and gold approaches. Cornered inside Fort Llyne, Ren is forced to salvage what he can and follow Princess Evalyne’s lead in an attempt to save his people and flee the fort. Left with no other option, Ren travels with Evalyne’s army to the one place he thought he’d never go – across the border into Skarlan. Ren does everything he can to prepare for the battle that lies ahead and he must draw on Anik’s teachings to help save his country and make his brother king. However, the sickness growing in Ren’s lungs may kill him before he gets the chance. The Floodgates is the final book in the Iron Breakers trilogy.