Leira’s initiation as a priestess is interrupted by a great earthquake. Her father takes the family to Crete, where they will be safe while he’s away trading. But when a volcano erupts, a tsunami devastates the island. Leira must flee the palace with her frail, injured mother and elderly servant Nunu. She must find a way for them to survive in a new, much harsher place. A riveting Bronze Age story, rich in historical detail.