Throughout history, a long-lived race known as Rememberershave existed alongside the human race. Created to collect the memories of dyinghumans and preserve them, Rememberers use the information to counsel the humanrace and help them avoid the mistakes of their past. The Rememberers aredivided into Catalogers and Counselors and are overseen by a single woman, theCybele.
But for the last two thousand years, the Cybeles have beenmeeting with untimely ends. Without the Cybele, Rememberers can still collecthuman memories, but are unable to properly use the information to counsel thehuman race. This has resulted in a horrific increase in chaos and war.
In 1783, a Rememberer named Emma is born. Before dying inchildbirth, her mother warns her friends, Moira and Samuel, that the child isin danger but she dies before giving a name to the menace.
Adopted and raised by the couple, Emma is next in line tobecome the Cybele for her people. As she grows to adulthood, she must discoverwho wants her dead–or else become the next fatality!