In the village of Eludwid, seventeen-year-old Eramane Fahnestock goes about her life, cheerfully disregarding a prophecy made to her parents that she would have a great gift. Not yet wed and beset with boredom, Eramane cannot shake the feeling that something exciting awaits her beyond Eludwid. But when she is invited to picnic with a handsome young suitor, Eramane has no idea that her life will soon change forever.
As Eramane prepares for her date, she is suddenly hypnotized by a strange voice that tells her he will be coming for her that night. Unsettled but determined to press forward, Eramane and her suitor, Lebis, head to the woods to enjoy their picnic. As darkness falls on the forest, however, a beast emerges, transforming their beautiful outing into a terrifying scene. Taken captive and carried away to a mountain hideaway, Eramane finds her memories are soon clouded, even as her family frantically searches for her back home.
In this gripping fantasy tale, evil is summoned to the mountaintop, forcing a young woman to discover her magical gifts and exact revenge against a beast determined to destroy everything she has ever loved.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Finally a Heroine!! It's not a romance but leaves subtle indications. It's captivating and if you like real Fantasy and Sci-Fi...add it to your collection. It was intense, and just when you thought you knew what was going on...suddenly you are saying to yourself..."I didn't see that one coming". It's a young girl who turns into a warrior woman..a heroine who can handle herself and needs no one to help her. It would make a great movie and I can't wait for the sequel. Excellent story line and written very well.