A gifted young shaman’s quest to find her true destiny becomes a fight for survival when she makes a promise to a dying emperor to save a menagerie of extraordinary animals. Maya’s true destiny is to become the immortal keeper of the Star Bird, a creature sent from the heavens to spread peace and goodwill across the Earth for a thousand years. But something of unimaginable power has far more dangerous plans for her future. Can Maya keep her promise and still become The Immortal One? So many things are not what they seem in this extraordinary fantasy meets reality adventure that it will keep you guessing to the end. A delicious blend of comedic and heart wrenching moments, this book will take you on the journey of a lifetime. If you love Lyra or enjoyed the international blockbuster Spirited Away you’ll relish this story of an independent, resourceful girl who finds herself catapulted into a dangerous supernatural situation.