A Witch World novel---In the Year of the Unicorn, the Were Riders came out of the Waste to help the men of High Halleck beat the Hounds of Alizon from their borders. The price of the Riders' aid was thirteen maidens of High Halleck to be taken as brides. The Were Riders wore the shape of men, but they were not human. Gillan was one of the brides. This is her story . . .