From chaplain's wife to officer's angel, Hope's faith has taken such a battering it's almost unrecognizable. However, even in Hades there is still beauty, because the seductive touch of grace is there.
Marna is now a compromised country. Her leader is under the power of a foreign foe. Her people suffer under the boot of heavy-handed taskmasters. The third generation of Memoir of Life characters are seeing harder times than ever before. Hope is one of many women attempting to pave a way for her family through the sludge, sometimes by honorable methods, sometimes by the unthinkable.