At twilight, with the sky a sea of clouds, Judith and her brother Tobit follow a strange glowing light into the woods. With one step they leave the world behind and enter a fabulous realm of adventure, myth and magic. . . where the royal house of the Wanderer welcomes Judith with with open arms, her pale hair and silver eyes proclaiming her a descendent of kings . . . where Hagerrak the usurper has driven the good Lady Iorwen and her people into exile for five hundred years . . .where the magic fire foretells the perilous return of the White City and restoration of the true kings . . . and the fate of the empire lies in the hands of a young woman.
Combination of alternate realities, sword and sorcery, and coming of age novel. YA