Villemo's fiery nature and love of magic have already got her into plenty of trouble. She has become entangled with a blood feud that is raging through the generations, and threatens her life. She tries to protect herself and her family, but her journey takes her to the heart of a dangerous rebellion. The youngest generation of the Ice People are in their prime, with some extraordinary supernatural powers. Now they must find a way to save Villemo – and themselves.