In a post-apocalyptic world...
Duncan must provide for his people as the new Chief of Ivy Island. He discovers that his father had been blackmailed by one of the village leaders. He needs to find what his father wanted to keep hidden.
The abandoned underground city proves that what he thought was a fairytale, is history.
When he goes raiding for the second time, he finds more than what he bargained for when a woman name Altha is pulled from the river.
Can Duncan right his father's wrongs and be a successful leader?
Altha has been told her mother was killed by raiders. She now lives alone and must provide for herself. A soldier destroyed her garden, she must scavenge for food or starve.
Can she escape the soldier that torments her?
Bargaining with the raiders led by Duncan might be her only chance...or might place her in a worse situation. Will she find happiness in life again?