Gerry shivers violently as the snow settles around her. Huge, black trees glisten with frost as their naked branches clatter in the wind. She isn’t sure if it’s hard to breathe because she’s scared out of her mind; or this strange world is so cold the air freezes in her lungs.
Gerry Ryder struggles to be the soldier the Penna needs her to be. Dark dreams and visions of a stranger don’t help. Although she craves a place in Essawood, she really wants to go home.
Only when the shadows of her dreams appear solid before her and the power of the Oldra is revealed can Gerry find her place in the snow. This isn’t a war she wants to fight but there is a greater threat beyond the shadows. One that will devastate everything she thought she knew. One the snow whispers is her destiny to defeat. But how does she fight a shadow?