Not all elves who fled the Palace of the High Ones went to the forest or the desert. Some took refuge in the vast-deep seas of the new, strange world. These are the WaveDancers — mer-elves who jealously guard their hidden home. But Recognition strikes a Wolfrider lad and a WaveDancer maiden, and the undeniable bond threatens to expose the sea elves’ long-hidden existence. The WaveDancer chief, ruled by fear of “landers” who hunt and slay his folk, will do anything to keep his tribe secret and safe.