River means everything to Sky. They have lived alone together on Island for as long as they can remember. The two of them hunt for food, wash in Falls and curl up together in Shelter. Their life is simple and safe. Until River sees a boat .
Mortal Fire by Elizabeth Knox. Set years after the Dreamhunter books, this novel returns to the same world, but is set years later. Canny Mochrie stumbles upon a secret valley where magic exists and discovers her natural talent for manipulating magic.