In the moment before Mis’ka lost consciousness she realised that only a Ma’ji could do this to another living creature. Only a Ma’ji whose powers were strong…..
The war between Credos and Nor’la has raged for generations. Warriors and soldiers, weapons and magic all play their part in the struggle.
Novice Warrior Mis’ka owes her loyalty to the Warrior Code and to the Credos High council. Passing the Rite of Ascension will secure her rightful place in the battle for victory.
Mis’ka expects the test to be hard. In fact, she’s heard rumours at the Academy that many novices do not live through the ordeal. Nevertheless, she is prepared.
Or is she?
Left alone on the moon-planet Asner Major, Mis’ka finds a lone survivor of a shuttlecraft crash who is being pursued by pirates and a mighty Wizard. Should she help him and jeopardise her chances of taking the test?
Or, is this all part of the test itself – to defend herself, protect the mysterious survivor, and elude his would be kidnappers? Mis’ka soon realises that there is more at stake here than a Warrior test. Not only has she uncovered a plot that will change the course of her world, she has been drawn into an irreversible fight to the death…