- 2015 INDIES Finalist
- Finalist, Young Adult Fiction (Children's)
Avril awakens from a dream to find her mother has gone missing: she has broken the Code of their Nation, and seeks to become like the Phoenix. Avril must find her before she opens the Pit of the Heat of a Thousand Suns. Can Avril save the people of her Nation, her mother, and herself without a spirit animal to guide her? Avril doesn't realize that spirit animals are not what they seem, and she must rely solely upon The One Who Comes Before All Time to help her - but will it be enough?