It is the year 2112, and the emergency policies established during the crises of the previous century are still in place. A Reverence for Life has vanished with the passage of laws and the passage of time. The evil beneath Howard Mountain can no longer be buried. Will someone be brave enough to break the silence?
As a Legacy Citizen, Lady Christiana Applewait comes of age at twenty-four. She begins the detoxification process that will restore her emotions, a privilege and responsibility awarded only to the elite. But, experiencing feelings will make the loss of her grandparents, members of the Council of Elders, even more difficult to bear. Their Length of Days will soon be up.
Doris Gaines Rapp