Wren’s seventeenth birthday is not a joyous event for her. She does not want to be courted by every willing man in the colony; and especially, not by the Chief’s son. Things go from bad to worse as Wren finds her birthday celebration interrupted by uninvited guests.
When the black suits come, people are taken, never to be seen again. Now, Wren finds herself a slave of the black suits, and a la