This is the first book, in the Destiny of Fire trilogy. Claudio introduces us to Illiom, the central character, a Chosen. This is her story, in a time when there were only seven chosen, selected by the Gods and placed in all different walks of life and religion for the their ability to be able to come together as a force; a group each with different values or powers . They are taken from their normal life, to a place where they are able to use their powers and knowledge to be able to overcome the challenges that are heralded. This is a must read for the lover of a great Fantasy Fiction.