First Moon of Summer, 1662: Fourteen-year-old Jahani lives peacefully in the village of Sherwan. But havoc is brewing in the Mughal Empire with tyrants and war lords burning villages in their quest to rule the northern kingdoms. After an assassin strikes in a bazaar, Jahani discovers her life is not as it seems.
Before long, she is fleeing with her mysterious protector Azhar. Will their journey to the Qurraqoram Mountains lead Jahani to danger or to her destiny?