It is the end of an era. Earth has fallen, and the scattered remnants of human society are desperately trying to define thier place in the universe. A fallen realm of darkness that has, for centuries been broken, is beginning to re-emerge and the forces of shadow are on the move once again. But none of this matters to Kara Jordans. Life has never been easy for Kara. She has been lost for so long but now it seems life on some far away world could at last hold some promise, all she has to do is survive the crossing... Trapped aboard a decimated colony ship, Kara finds herself with the most unusual of companions, a young boy named Dylan. A holder of great secrets of his own, Kara must protect her young charge from the returning forces of shadow. Caught between circumstances and darkness both Kara and Dylan are faced with choices neither of them can bare to make in a gripping tale full of twists and horror.