S.L. Dearing put a book together that is definitely a different point of view on the world. It's something that you can get into and fall in love with the characters. While there are many different ones, it's easy to fall in love with them.
After the war, villages start for people to seek shelter and be around those that they have common beliefs with. Every six months, a village hosts The Gathering for every village to come together and trade with as well as visit with their friends and family.
When The Gathering is held in Lia Fail, trouble starts. A dark magic reaches beyond it's realm and starts to create chaos for everyone. Not only that, but people that they know and trust are being used to bring that darkness into the village.
But with dark there is always light. The dark is not only trying to cause trouble, it's trying to get a light magic that has found it's way into this realm as well. Alia Stark is the only one who can combat the darkness and protect her children, her friends, and the man whose stuck by her side since her husband's death.
Can Alia do what needs to be done in order to bring peace back to Lia Fail? Read The Gathering by S.L. Dearing to follow her journey that leads to her choice.