Reviewed by Gannon Carr
August 4, 2009
Many, many years ago, twins were born and abandoned by their mother. One was rescued by a group of nomads, who raised him and helped him develop his “gift”—the ability to make fire in the palm of his hand. When he was older, he rescued other babies like himself; those who had been abandoned and who now possessed special gifts. They were the Chosen Ones, the force of good in the world.
The other twin, a baby girl, was found by a witch who saw the unusual mark on the baby’s palm. And she knew that the girl was special. The witch raised the girl, but instead of nurturing her, the old woman tortured the girl and fostered a …More... »