A talented and dedicated woman, outcast from her society for thinking ahead of her time, and joined by a small group of allies and supporters, faces near-insurmountable burdens as she attempts to cross hostile territory and establish a home for her people. Little does she know that these first steps will mark a rocky and hectic future for her race, and for the two other races that share their world.
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The intrigues of Belchrain’s search for purity among the Altes pulls young Tessa into the cross-hairs. An Alte with an unusual ability during Shift, the young Tessa becomes the target for Belchrain’s drive to purge the Altan people. It is not Tessa alone who is at risk, though — When Kaviel, surrogate maternal influence and Hearthkeeper of the Alte of Michrae, intervenes to save Tessa’s life, a chain of events is set into motion that will change the face of the Altan civilization forever.