By Melanie Nilles
They've been coming the following for hundreds of thousands of years, utilizing Earth as a sanctuary to flee threats from their very own sort. Mankind understands them as angels, and one in every of them left a toddler upon her demise to be raised as a human.
Raea is now a highschool senior and her lifestyles as a human is set to finish. The crystal shard she bears isn't really an attractive pendant; it's a collective of strong entities who selected her as their Keeper, a protector of 1 of the 4 shards that energy a computing device able to destroying entire worlds. those that wish the Starfire's energy have despatched an agent to discover her, yet she's too busy evading a nosy reporter able to take advantage of her mystery and courting a sizzling new international scholar to note. Nevermind studying what she rather is.
Only one individual on the earth may help her, the final individual she ever anticipated. yet he's now not from Earth. existence as a human will be quite a bit more uncomplicated.
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