Plagued by nightmares of a battle in Heaven, Sebastian awakens to find himself drafted into the brutal 'Purgatory Wars,' an eternal battle for human souls that has destroyed both Heaven and Hell. Reunited with his brother Gideon, Sebastian learns that Angels have begun to 'harvest' human souls to reinforce their legions in the war. Realizing he holds the key to ending the war, Sebastian must face his brother, before Gideon destroys the cycle of life on Earth. Set in a time of post-apocalyptic heaven, Ascend is the dark and seductive story of an innocent hero pulled into a magical world. The 9"x13" art book includes original story and research notes, full leather cover, silver foiled embossing, vellum lead sheet, and slip cover case.