This is an Unusual story which introduces the heroine as a blind infant found afloat after a storm off the coast of Scotland. She is raised in freedom and isolation by someone known to her only as Grandmother on the Island of Wild Horses. Years pass. A ship is wrecked during a violent storm, leaving a battle worn warrior on the beach. He brings the outside world filled with sorrow, pain, and political complications, forcing growth and change in all their lives. Some sizzle and zing!