Nendela, an African princess of rare beauty lives by the rhythms and perfumes of Mother Africa, her home. One night the rhythms of Mother Africa changed. Her people were attacked by white men with guns. Beaten and bound by chains she is captured by slave traders and torn from the bosom of Mother Africa. Nendela tells her story from a child's perspective; her journey and hardships in fulfilling her destiny and-The Prophecy. From the moment of her capture; to the birth of her twins aboard a slave ship during a storm, Nendela must be strong and believe she is the chosen one. Antar the quiet protector and warrior will risk his life to keep Nendela safe. In the midst of violence and turbulence they come together as husband and wife-thus the prophecy is set in motion. They will carry the seeds of Africa to a distant, unkwn land, passing through The Door of No Return. Wise beyond her years she uses the advice given to her by her ancestors to survive. The Ancestors and Ancient Ones knew this day would come, but a child is never prepared. This is Nendela's story.