Rame's parents are among the millions of people whose disappearances remains unsolved. Now a transient foster child with anger issues, Rame finally lands in the caring home of the Troutwiths. While mysterious events haunt her past, she begins to thrive in her new home and as a runner for her school's cross-country team. Unknown to Rame, whole colonies are being reduced to dust by an unknown force across the galaxy. These genocidal acts are being investigated by powerful clerics and Archons alike. Using their otherworldly abilities, they scour the galaxy for clues. In their search, they happen upon an energy signature in a most unlikely place. Successes and frustrations push Rame to the brink, plunging Rame deep into a world that reveals her supernatural aptitude. While Rame explores using her newfound abilities, a dark plot unfolds that threatens Rame, the Archons, and life throughout the galaxy.