The urge within him is overwhelming, and Kerovan is driven to the mountains followed closely by Lady Joisan. Together they wage the final battle against That Which Runs the Ridges to protect the world from Everlasting Undeath which will take them if they fail.
Ann Carol Crispin (1950–2013) was an American science fiction writer, the author of twenty-three published novels. Her writing career began in 1983. She wrote several Star Trek novels, and created her own original science fiction series called Starbridge.
She was married to science fiction author Michael Capobianco.