When Sindi decides that she will break from the stereotype of her background as a girl brought up around cattle, she plunges into a whole new world. The sea is too vast, the oceans too wide, and fishing skills in short supply. Yet she is determined to fish the oceans and challenge horizons. First she has to seek knowledge from those who know, skills from those who practice it, and then try,try, try. But even then, she has to go through a mysterious maze. She has to do the Lion dance, and she has to bear witness to the earth dance. She is not finished yet. In a surreal encounter with the African grey tweeting parrot, and the amicable fat cat, she becomes fortified to continue her quest. She encounters Mendala, Ghandia, and Nongse and becomes transformed. She is more determined not to give up on the dying Lion fish which had become her travel companion and mentor. In a pulsating race to the Scottburgh beach against time, Sindi is ushered into a brave new world. And her life would never be the same.