When a girl-child is born bearing the mark of the zebra, the Wise-Mother attending her birth remembers an ancient legend foretelling this event. She tells the parents that the child must be watched at all times because the legend also states that she will be stolen in her fourteenth year. Only one who bears the same mark of the zebra will be able to save her and bring her back to them. The Wise-Mother and parents watch the child constantly, but in her fourteenth year she is stolen. You’ll have to read this compelling story about courage and determination to see how it all turns out.