Merlin's daughter, Wren, is sworn to preserve the natural balance of the world--and
although her rightful place should have been in Avalon, she is instead forced to
confront an overwhelming evil which may well destroy her entire civilization.
When you are growing up, there are two institutional places that affect you most powerfully -- the church, which belongs to God, and the public library, which belongs to you. The public library is a great equalizer.