A humble grocer with a fear of magic is tricked into taking part in a revolt against a brutal tyrant, his vicious diabolist, and a small army of guards. The rebels have no weapons, no training, and no military experience–and there are only two of them. Then it starts snowing.
Debin recently spent some time on Earth, still (reluctantly) collecting stories despite a suspended license. So why is our journalist now a fugitive, hiding in the dark interstices of the station?
Her grandfather’s special book is ancient and warm to the touch. Trying to read it has driven everyone else in her family quietly mad. Now it’s young Verity’s turn. Why wouldn’t she be excited?