Read if you are interested in…

  • an adventure across wildly diverse parallel universe versions of Earth
  • conflicts centered around ethical interaction with other cultures
  • coming-of-age stories


Ursula K Le Guin's A Wizard of Earthsea was a big source of inspiration here. I wanted to do my own version of the coming of age story. This novel sets the main character up for his “big mistake” in the subsequent book in the series, Voyage Windbound.

Biliographic Data

  • First publication: 2013
  • Subsequent editions: 2017, 2019
  • ISBN of in-print edition: 978-1-62802-014-4