In this exciting new fantasy novel from a grand master of science fiction, Sarita an unexpected responsibility brings a halt to her final year of apprenticeship.
With only one year left of apprenticeship to the Embroider Dame Arglas, Sarita is anxious to see what the final stretch of her training brings. But when the Countess Wanda's infant is left in her care, everything is brought to a standstill.
Fleeing to the forest with the child, Sarita befriends one of the Earl's huntsmen. Together, the three hide in the mountains until they can defend the Earl's kingdom and bring peace to the land.