Tabica is a
slave with a dreary existence, until the day a rat comes into
which is really a morphlange or shape shifter, named Gilrohan,
has escaped from a prison cell where he is being held for
ransom. When he discovers that Tabica can hear his thoughts,
and she his, he knows that she is more than just a servant
discovers that Tabica is an ereshkigal, a powerful, rare race
that is among the highest of the privileged classes. He knows
that she needs to be trained to make the most of her skills.
He also knows that he canít resist her.
is an imaginative story with an intriguing world. The
characters are well drawn, and the plot intriguing. Reading
the story, however, was difficult for me. A seventy plus page
chapter seemed to drag and hurt my enjoyment of the book,
making it a difficult read for me.