When Ki first encountered Vandien she very nearly slit his throat. Yet later it was Vandien who suffered a terrible wound to protect her when terror fell from the skies, and who gave her a reason to lay to rest the painfully bitter memories of a once-idyllic past. However, Vandien’s recklessness also leads Ki into situations her sensible nature would have avoided.
For in order to save Vandien from his doomed treasure hunt within the storm-sung sea, Ki accidentally risks the wrath of the Windsingers, a mysterious female cult with the terrible power to manipulate the weather and bestow disaster or fortune upon anyone they choose, as she unwittingly becomes the agent of their greatest enemy, the Wizard Dresh.
Megan Lindholm is alias for Margaret (Megan) Lindholm Ogden. She also writes as Robin Hobb.
Lindholm was born in 1952 in California, US. She is married with sailor Fred Ogden and they have four children and grandchildren. She lives in Tacoma, Washington with her cats and youngest child.
For most of her teen years Lindholm lived in Fairbanks, Alaska. She majored in Communications at Denver University, Colorado. She worked as a journalist in Kodiak and wrote fairy tales to children's magazines. She has always been a keen reader and already knew as a child that she wanted to be an author. She sold her first story when she was 18. In 1971 she started writing as Megan Lindholm. Her