The homeworld Acorna has never known was horribly scarred in the brutal attack by the cold-blooded Khleevi, but the Linyaari -- the unicorn girl´s gentle, spiritual race -- live on. Now is the time for healing and rebuilding, for restoring the natural beauty corrupted by the savage insectile oppressors. But Acorna´s Linyaari friends and colleagues begin mysteriously disappearing soon after work gets under way, among them her beloved Aari. And her desperate search for answers will lead courageous Acorna to a shocking discovery beneath the surface of her people´s world -- and deep into the realms of limitless space, where the truth of the origin of everything awaits.
Anne McCaffrey, a multiple Hugo and Nebula Award winner, was one of the world´s most beloved and bestselling science fiction and fantasy writers. She is known for her hugely successful Dragonriders of Pern books, as well as the fantasy series that she cowrote with Elizabeth A. Scarborough that began with Acorna: The Unicorn Girl
Elizabeth Ann Scarborough is the author of Channeling Cleopatra and the Nebula Award-winning The Healer´s War, as well as more than twenty science fiction and fantasy novels. She lives in the Puget Sound area of Washington State.