Emma is the post apocalyptic tale of a young girl learning about herself and her world. Born in the kingdom of Tamarkand, a land founded three hundred years before by one of the dark wizards who fled the Citadel, she was the youngest of four in a family where girls were unwanted and unnamed. Known only as Girl, she was sold at age eight to a strange man from the Guild. She soon learns that people are not all like her father, that other young girls, like herself had found a refuge and a home with the Guild Master, Sid. Training to be an Herbalist, she soon discovers that not everything is as it seems. Befriended by a dragon and chased by the King, she discovers a wall of secrets surrounding her and her future. The world is much bigger, stranger and more wonderful than she ever imagined.