The Atonement of Clendru: A Wolf Chronicles...
"The Atonement of Clendru" is a short story prequel to "The Wolf Chronicles," a trilogy which tells the story of Kaala, a young wolf living 14,000 years ago who discovers that she that she alone can bring together wolves and humans, thus keeping humans from growing distant from and destroying the world around them.
Born of a forbidden, mixed blood litter, and alone after her mother’s exile, Kaala struggled to earn her place in the Swift River pack. When she saved the life of a human girl, she put her hard-won place in the pack at risk, and responsibility for keeping peace between wolf and humankind fell to her.
This is the story of how the wolves came to need Kaala and introduces the character of Clendru, who is an important part of Kaala’s journey in the third book in the trilogy.