Seda is a young, idealistic Tzaro healer in charge of taking care of the elderly in a Church-run community for the aged. All is well and right in her world - until the day she is assigned to a... More > patient she is unable to treat like any of the other tenants in her care - an aged Szari woman.
Aware of all the atrocities that the Szari have perpetuated in the past, Seda cannot find it in herself to attend to this woman with the same kindness as her Human or Tzaro patients, but is determined to do her duty regardless.
Certain anomalies regarding the treatment of the Szari begin to surface as Seda finds herself challenged by her mysterious ward - who defies all her expectations. What Seda discovers will have her not only crossing the authority of the Church, but end Tzaro life as she knows it.
The choice she must make costs a high price and she isn't sure if it's worth bringing the truth to light...< Less
Seda finds herself exiled to the farthest reaches of the Dynasty for doing what she believed was her duty. Ordered to take charge of an old outpost, she expects little of herself or the men and women... More > assigned to her command.
But the ruins hold many mysteries and secrets, and the band of misfits, old soldiers, outcasts and rejects of the Dynasty lead her to discover further crimes - and more victims of those in power. Determined to try make a better life for them, Seda brings the garrison together to improve their lot with their own hands - slowly earning the beginnings of their trust.
The corruption of the Dynasty is far greater than Seda anticipates, and soon the young Tzaro must decide which she will be a peaceful, law-abiding Healer, or the new leader of the garrison of NovaVita.< Less