Olus is a young god of winds, who falls in love with Kezi after he secretly watches her over time. Kezi is a talented weaver, living happily with her family until tragedy strikes. In order to save her mother from a terrible illness, Kezi's father makes a promise to Admat, the god of all things in Kezi's world. Unexpectedly, Kezi becomes burdened with the cost of her father's oath: she will not live long, in order to protect another family member. Admat is the key to Kezi's curse, and Olus sends his winds in search of Admat, but fails to find him among the many gods that Olus knows. Together, Kezi and Olus pursue a quest to lift the curse, a process that causes both of them to question everything they know.
This is an extremely difficult book to describe, but worth reading because it is so different from existing fare. The story is told from alternating viewpoints. Kezi and Olus question the spiritual teachings they have each learned during their search for Admat.
"'Mortals aren't soap bubbles . . .'
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