The people of Gaia think themselves blessed to be living on the most perfect colony world ever discovered, even if there is a strange energy force that occasionally destroys people. Only very occasionally.
Until now. Now, the entire population is threatened and all the obvious heroes are dead. Which leaves an unlikely hero and the woman he loves to save the world, but at what cost?
"...a moving exploration of the consequences of war and power on those who fight as well as those left behind." Romantic Times
"...an imaginative and moving allegory about war: those we've fought in the past and those we may fight in the future and on far-off worlds." Bookloons.com