The time for doubt is over. Elizabeth Lawson kws that fact as sure as she kws that Vele is out for her death. The Tanifa need to act. The magical strangler figs have told the warriors their secrets. There is only one way to kill Vele. The Tanifa have chosen Elizabeth to guide them because they kw that only she has the vaha magic to finish their enemy. But what Vele sees as a game of power, Elizabeth sees as her only opportunity for life. A path lies before her, but protecting everyone will be nearly impossible. There will be sacrifices. And there's turning back.