When seventeen-year-old Abigail Henry leaves the safety of her grandfather's home in a distant Earth colony called Haven somewhere in the faraway stars, she has inkling that an incent expedition to study plant life in the Big Outside will turn into a titanic struggle between life and death. She is kidnapped and taken to a mysterious place called the Blur, hidden deep within the Stouthorn forest. The Blur is the entryway to the Land of Dreams-an alternate reality that controls the fate of all those who think and breathe. There she is to replace the mother she never knew, the mother whose diminishing psychic powers have literally held the worlds of the Universes together. For Abby, there is other choice. Friends she meets along the way attempt to help her survive her mission, but within the forest she stumbles through a membrane that takes her to ather world where endless battles rage and a mysterious queen rules with an iron fist. There she begins the process of transforming herself from a simple country girl to the Lady of the Rose, a great warrior princess. It is there she discovers a magic sword she names Heart who helps her control the newly discovered powers surging within her. And there she meets a handsome young man named Kree Fisher. The journey continues when Abby and four companions enter the Territory, the land of the Watchers, in search of a second entrance to the Blur. Along the way, love blossoms between Abby and Kree, but the evil that prevails in this land plots against them. It is a road plagued with sorrow and death.... Into the Blur she will go: proud, determined, empowered. And in the Land of Dreams beyond, Abby will banish any remaining fears and fulfil her destiny.
David Teves is a science-fiction fantasy writer living in Northern California.