Fourteen-year-old Averil has never been far from the small desert town of Aum. But all that is about to change.
Chosen as a novice Trader-Diplomat on her first expedition, she finds a world full of surprises. But Evil is stirring, and Averil is drawn into a battle between malevolent powers that threatens to change the world forever.
In a world of war and sorcery, Averil finds strengths and qualities she didn’t know she possessed.