Adam: a Cro-Magnon hunter, taken from Earth 30,000 years ago by interstellar alien explorers, educated in advanced learning techniques and returned by them to the present.
Sylvie: rendered mute by a childhood trauma, brought up by her devoted mother Linda in the Washington State wilderness.
When these two meet, Adam must overcome Linda’s suspicions and draw out Sylvie’s inner strength to overcome her disability. Then can they avoid those who would use Adam for their own ends, and find a way to bring the benefits of Adam’s knowledge to the world, in a place where their love can flourish in safety? (53,500 words).