" Fate refuses to snuff my flame, for I have been blessed and cursed by the gods. It is my burden.... it is my reprieve."
Akinkanju, a once great and famed hunter in the lands of The Oodua. Kings courted him, Princesses fawned over him, warriors envied him and many a beast, monster and creature in all dimensions feared his name. Only for him to suddenly disappear from the public eye without a trace.
Soothsayers are the custodians of lore and act as mediators between the Oriṣa and The children of men. They have the inborn ability to channel essence from Alternus and have studied long and hard to be proficient in wielding incantations of all forms, sometimes at great personal cost.
Abija is a Soothsayer apart, with more to him than meets the eye. This eccentric, whimsical old man has been Akinkanju's friend, mentor, guide and confidant for and has saved his skin from the perils of his obsession more times than he cares to recount.
Àdùkẹ́, the only daughter of the Monarch of Ebà-Odaǹ, the most prosperous of the Independent City-States that form the Oodua Empire has lived a very sheltered life... until now.
She has been marked by The Hunt.
Driven by despair, her Father