The Legend of Iara
Deep in the depths of the Amazonian rainforest, there is a legend of a girl who is half-fish, half-human. She lurks in the Solimões and Negro Rivers waiting for a man find his way into her grasps. Some stories say she draws men in using her voice that is said to be too sweet to resist. When they come close enough, she drags them to the bottom of the river to their deaths. Other stories speak of the girl taking the men to her home, under the water to become her lover.
Although she wasn't exactly as these legends say, this girl was real and her name was Iara.
Iara was a warrior at heart, loved by her father and despised by her stepmother and two half-brothers she finds growing up in the Hanali tribe isn't the easiest thing. Jealous of the attention she receives, her two brothers, with the help of Iara's step mother, Fayre, devise a plan to rid themselves of Iara once and for all. One night Iara's brothers sneak into her tent while she is sleeping hoping to get the upper hand they try to kill her. Iara being the fierce warrior that she is even in sleep, her sense are on high alert. Killing her brothers in self-defense, Iara flees into the jungle. With Fayre's men not far behind, it looks as though this might be the end for the warrior woman. Reaching the bank of the Solimões River Iara confronts the warriors chasing after her. Injured she falls into the river nearly drowning, but a strange man comes to her rescue.
When Iara wakes up, she finds herself in an unfamiliar world with creatures she's only heard about in fairy tales.
Join Iara as she discovers a world of myth and about her past that draws her to this strange new world. Who is this man that saved her and what connection does he have to her mother? Will she find the place she belongs or is there something lurking in the dark just waiting for her arrival?