Most people are born with choices. Born to fulfill a one-thousand-year-old prophecy, Dyna Moira never got to have any. For the first twenty years of her life, she lives in secret with her mother to escape the Emperor Kane whose monstrous connection to the prophecy becomes all too apparent. Unfortunately, events conspire against Dyna and in one terrible day her mother is killed when they are attacked by a platoon of soldiers. Forced to strike out on her own, Dyna must try to survive in a world on the brink of war, a world she barely knows. On her journey that takes her from a quiet town to a bustling city, Dyna must deal with the frightening power she possesses, a power she cannot understand the depth of yet one she must use to protect all she cares about from a man who seeks to destroy her.