August must journey into unbelievable danger to find his parents, a quest across half a world, without the slightest clue about why. Thrown into the heart of an insoluble mystery, he will find the shattering truth of his own destiny.
Don Sakers is the author of the Scattered Worlds Mosaic series. He’s explored the thoughts of sapient trees, brought Carmen Miranda’s ghost to Space Station 3, and beaten the “Cold Equations” scenario. His book review column appears in Analog.