Skyler Floret, a teen on the bottom of the pecking order, discovers he has a unique ability. Together, with Corky, a one hundred and sixty year old former slave who is somehow still alive, and Lerna, a woman who sees the future in the stars, he must stop the Man in White, an ancient creature intent on stealing the souls of all mankind. To stop the Man in White, Skyler must beat him at his own game, stealing Flourish, the stuff of energy, life, and souls. Will Skyler save the world, or will he become the very thing he is trying to stop? ...