Galts have invaded the north of Eland and hold the port of Felten. Annia, a well-born young woman, fears that they will move inland and take her grandfather's estate. Her father and brother were killed in the fight to retake the port. She needs protection and she desires revenge. Marriage might provide a solution, if she can find a suitable man. She is not alone in wanting the Galts to be defeated, but she needs men to fight and they must be united.Events take a startling turn and she makes an impetuous decision which changes the course of her life. Her courage and determination are tested as she fights for her land and her people.Set against a background of intrigue, hardship, politics and war, Annia's quest makes for an absorbing and enjoyable read, especially for fans of the fantasy genre.