"Beyond All Hope" is the 6th issue in the Trials of the Oracle saga, and the number 42 overall issue of W.I.T.C.H.
Elyon, the Queen of Meridian, has decided to give up her title, but NOT the Crown of Light. Endarno makes a shocking move, and assigns a difficult mission for the W.I.T.C.H. gang: to retrieve the Crown of Light from Meridian! The girls are completely torn - should they help their friend, or follow Endarno's orders as Kandrakar's chosen guardians?Meanwhile, an old friend journeys through Basiliade to find out who he truly is. With the help of former allies and a dangerous challenge, he reconnects with his past and discovers his true identity along with his powers!