A pregnant rebel searches for answers from a secretive merchant while trying to deal with changes wrought by her late husband's serum. More
Maia Thomas, now very pregnant with the child of a prophet and savior of the world, only wants one thing: to find a safe place to have her baby. In the city of Skielach, she hopes to find a way to contact those who built Roz and the mysterious program, Ventra, a program that might provide that safe place. Perhaps. But to do that, she has to go through Eishan Idierd, a devious Darushee merchant with plans of his own.