After slave girl Micasa escapes with the help of her new friend, Hawke Morau, her world is turned upside down. She learns that Hawke’s soul has been broken into fragments, each of which holds a different power from his past.
Together, the two embark on a quest to recover the pieces of Hawke’s soul. Micasa learns of the mysterious essence that infuses all life, and allows its wielder powers that stretch far beyond the mortal realm.
As Micasa discovers the truth of the world, she also finds out that there is a lot more to it – and Hawke – than she ever realized.