Metacarn is a Guardian. He has dedicated his entire life to assisting change and preventing stagnation. But Guardians are no longer what they once were, their power has been fading and the war with the Mentors is showing no signs of abating.
Now a Keeper has been spotted, one who holds the Balance between the two opposing factions. The Guardians believe that if they can get to him first, the day will be saved. But if the Mentors catch him… well, that is not worth contemplating.
But now someone new stumbles onto Metacarn’s path. Someone the old Guardian is hopelessly unprepared to deal with. Fighting Mentors to the death is one thing. Dealing with a frighteningly talented and head-strong eight-year-old girl is quite another…