The first novel in The Lunar Cycle series.
For as long as they can remember, Slade and his brother have lived peacefully in the shadow of the autocratic metropolis of Westridge. But when Felix is plagued by a mysterious ailment, they are forced to head for the captive city in order to seek aid.
They are ready to sacrifice their freedom in the hope for a cure. But will the city provide the treatment Felix needs and, even if it does, will the two ever find a home within the walls?
The city dwellers do not easily accept those who have lived outside and most people fear the strange powers that Slade can wield. Except, of course, for those who wish to utilise his abilities for their own nefarious purposes…