After her father's death on a mountain rescue mission Kaylie Ames watched her family shatter. She fled Tacoma for college in faraway Austin figuring that even the worst campus drama would be a relief. But when her old friend Elliott turns up on his knees in the grocery store aisle raving about something called a morphis Kaylie feels compelled to enter Elliott's unfamiliar world.
Guided by Elliott and his friends Kaylie signs on to the massively popular online game Edannair. There she discovers a world of beautiful vistas and magical creatures where people from all over the globe step into the roles of warriors on fantastical quests. But a real-world evil threatens the players: the mysterious Holder leader of the elite team known as Sarkmarr is coercing his followers into traumatic offline dares known as "morphis assignments." To save her friends Kaylie must infiltrate Sarkmarr and survive the Holder's tests.
Will she find the courage there to hold her real-world family together?
Growing up in Santa Fe New Mexico Genese Davis taught and competed in dressage studied fashion and then took her competitive instincts to the fast-paced world of finance while completing her bachelor's degree in English at the University of Texas&ndashAustin. She discovered the world of PC and console games as an adult and started playing MMOs almost a decade ago. Genese experienced more serious gaming while playing with competitive guilds in Final Fantasy XI and World of Warcraft and cracked the top 100 in the world for her class in the latter. During her time in-game she gained a passion for the com­munity as well as a vast admiration for video games and their artists culture and development. She now lives in Irvine California where she advocates for her other passion animal rescue. To learn more visit her websites: