In a world of magic and mystery, two people are caught, captives of traditions that are as unyielding as iron. Their need to breathe will make the world shutter someday. A young man, almost still a boy, who opened a door, and made a mistake; a young woman who was born too late. And a being not touched by time, a watcher, a warden, who sees them all.

The Ballad of Tears

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