For nearly two generations, the world has been free from war, from religion . . . and from Freedom.
A Remnant of believers of the ancient God, Bära, has arisen. They have been . . . awakened.
With supernatural powers never before seen in all of history, they are hunted, imprisoned, tortured, and killed.
And yet . . . they grow stronger.
One man has been chosen to lead them — A man whose passion is not for power.
He must choose to follow his desire, or to trust an unlikely path—and become