Synopses & Reviews
HER FATE IS IN HER FLESH.
In an environmentally fragile world where human and animal genes combine, the rarest mutation of all—the Trader—can instantly switch genders. One such Trader, the female Sorykah, is battling her male alter, Soryk, for dominance and the right to live a full life.
Sorykah has rescued her infant twins from mad Matuk the Collector. Her children are safe. Her journey, she believes, is over, but Matuk’s death has unleashed darker, more evil forces. These forces, led by the Collector’s son, cast nets of power that stretch from the glittering capital of Neubonne to the murky depths below the frozen Sigue, where the ink of octameroons is harvested to make addictive, aphrodisiacal tattoos. Bitter enemies trapped within a single skin, Sorykah and Soryk are soon drawn into a sinister web of death and deceit.
"In Ice Song, Sorykah Minuit has defeated the Collector and fled his ruined palace of horrors. Her children are safe; her journey, she thinks, is over. But now, in Tatto, the sequel to Ice Song, the dark tendrils of the Collector's projects, and the secret conspiracies of his twisted children, are beginning to rot the world of the Sigue from within. Even Sorykah, who wants nothing more than to live in peace, cannot avoid being drawn in--especially when a chance encounter aboard her submarine proves that the most dangerous opponent she must face is not the man who seeks to capture her, but the man within her own body"--