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: Emmie's mother never lets her forget that an obsession with ancient magic killed her father and left Emmie horribly scarred. When her best friend Bryte offers Emmie a chance to explore an ancient city, Emmie is torn between her father's sense of adventure and her mother's common sense. She also can't deny her fascination with bookish Bryte. Following her heart, Emmie will face her fears and discover secrets bound to change her life forever. . . once she chooses to stand up and fight. Book 1 in the Adventures of Emerald of Elegaia, a thrilling new science fantasy series offering a world of action and romance to explore and love. Welcome to Elegaia, where the past can kill you.