From an unfortunate beginning, Twyla Hayes finds herself kidnapped and forced aboard an airplane with her stepbrother. Thousands of feet in the sky and nowhere to go, she is forced to sit with her sedated brother until they reach their destination, where they are to be sold. The plane explodes, and after falling out of the sky, she finds herself in a whole new world, surrounded by a strange landscape and living with a strange, forgotten race. Grieving for the loss of her brother, presumably dead after the explosion and fall, she aims to find a way out of the strange land she has found herself in. Meanwhile, the people she is staying with are at war with a powerful being also seeking escape, who has terrorized them for generations. The village leader is in conflict with the ones around him, himself, and suspicious of the strange human who had fallen out of the sky. In this story, follow the journey of Twyla Hayes and the village leader, in a reluctant truce to bring back peace to the island, to prevent the chaos from spilling into the world below, and to find peace within themselves.