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Gerard has never known love. Raised in isolation and regarded with fear and disgust, he turned to the sea for solace and found refuge in piracy. After a mysterious encounter leaves Gerard dying from a malignant illness, his only hope for salvation is Xantho, an ancient healer, who might sooner kill him than save him.
But after one look into his eyes, she promises to restore him.
Gerard soon realizes that Xantho is more than she seems and an unlikely bond blossoms between them that neither have the will to break. A bond that is tested when they are pitted against a demon’s ambitions to release a powerful evil that threatens to consume their world.

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