Zahra Darwesh is the last of The Birth Weepers: a familial line of mystically powered women, resurrected souls of the child-daughters sacrificed in ancient Arabia. Zahra can command of the element of fire, a fact she much keep hidden so she will not be hunted as a witch like her ancestors were. But all she really wants is to get out. To escape the trappings of adolescence, of school, of her traditional parents and the life they have planned for her, and build a path for herself on her own terms. But the path that she takes may not be the path she expected...
Zahra The Shadow Flame is a thrilling coming-of-age story, brimming with superheroics and Middle Eastern folklore.
Amazing first issue!
What a strong first issue. So curious what happens next to our young heroine. I’ll definitely be on the look out of issue 2!