This book gives us a change in scenery, a military base, plane crash in Alaska. Change of characters a mortican and Army First Sgt go figure, sprinkle in a few magicians, and a few shady characters and you have an interesting book. The main characters Zig, and Nola are strong, spirited and you never know what they will do next. Nola life as a young child was not easy she was in foster care and then adopted by a single man. Her life was in chaos from the time she was eight years old. Hang on cause changes come at a fast pace.