It s been two years since Enna was swept up in a heart-pounding court adventure. Now, having returned to her old life in the forests of Bayern, she is growing restless. When a strange force takes possession of her brother, Liefer, she returns to the capital to seek the help of her friend Isi, Bayern s princess. But Bayern is tottering on the verge of war with neighboring Tira.
When endowed with the terrifying gift that destroyed Liefer, Enna takes herself to war only to embark on an epic journey of discovery and betrayal that will force her to come of age. Shannon Hale s fiery companion to her acclaimed retelling of "The Goose Girl" is dark, intricate, deeply passionate, and ultimately triumphant. Listeners, whether returning to Bayern or making their first visit, will find themselves enthralled. "