Gellia’s life is cursed. Not only does the king and courtiers hate her, but every one of her betrothals ends with a dead fiance. Her only reliable friend is her horse. In her misery she could have no idea that one rainy day would bring change to her tiny world whether she likes it or not. So with her trusty steed and inscrutable mentor she embarks on the adventure of her life into the great vast beyond. But will it answer her questions, or make the line between light and dark even more blurred?