War is a distant memory on the island, and life should be returning to the former days of calm and abundance. Yet evil is spreading throughout the land, leaving disturbances and distress in its wake. People are reporting that they have seen strange sights out upon the water. Children are missing from the islands and also from the mainland, while hungry sharks in search of food swim closer to land than ever before. What is upsetting the delicate balance of the land and the sea? Iuti Mano, kinswoman of the sharks, is beginning to suspect that her violent history is catching up with her. She has killed the god of the sharks in order to free herself, but now, with her beloved children joining the ranks of the missing, she must fight to restore that which she had most wanted to slay . . .