❝ OPEN YOUR EARS, AND LET THE SKY IN. ❞
— Catherynne M. Valente, The Book of the Steppe
low fantasy bildungsroman
❝ They shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint. ❞
— Isaiah 40:31
Tensions rise to a boiling point when the Akaan, an aggressive nomadic tribe, begins to pursue their ruthless expansionist agenda and kidnaps one of the elusive Khalili along the way. Upon catching wind of their plans, Jaleh sets out to track down the Akaan's leader and bring an end to this vicious cycle of blood. Sahar accompanies her sibling, and keeps a watchful eye out for what remains of the Kote as Jaleh hunts down their prey.
Metanoia is a story about decay, endurance, and growth.