As daughter to one of the most powerful ruling families of the mindtalented Kashi, Haemas was ill prepared for life as a fugitive. But even her extraordinary mindsenses could not protect her against the accusation of patricide, and so she was forced to flee. And the only place to run was across the mysterious Barrier, through which none but the most highly trained Kashi had ever passed. . .
An interesting take on the uses and misuses of power, on genetic drift, and on inter/intrafamily relationships . . .