內容簡介 This third book of the Soulsphere series continues the adventures of Gale McCarthy, which take place five hundred years in the future. She had been elevated to royal status and given riches, property, servants, and privileges beyond her wildest imaginings. Now all of that has come tumbling down around her and she has literally lost everything, including the two most precious things in the universe: her soulsphere . . . and her mate, Oberon.In the course of seeking justice for crimes committed against her by Vidar, the First of Shorix, many of her own crimes are also revealed. Severe consequences rain down upon them both. Meanwhile, Oberon has fallen victim to another deadly threat, an extremely contagious virus that can penetrate spheres.The couple are no longer alone in their peril. Gale has become pregnant, which the Firsts consider to be the worst crime possible, one that is punishable by instant execution. The only option for survival is for the family to flee Pax for good, but how to do that safely is another problem entirely.Can they escape with their lives, or will their pasts always haunt and pursue them? Will this new disease bring all their hopes crashing down, killing millions in the process? What new and extraordinary abilities will their baby exhibit?Author Bio: L. Carmichael is a math and sciences teacher at a private academy in her hometown. She volunteers for two charities, and is an ordained minister. When not writing, she tutors high school students in several subjects and homeschools her two daughters.