Velma, a foster kid, is trying to escape her duties as the Kachina, the person who must kill the person she loves in order to save the world. She runs away from that life to a town called Fairhope, hoping she can live normally. But when her past comes knocking on her door, she is forced to prepare for the fight of her life, the fight that could be the end of her life. If she dies, the world will go with her.
When Velma joins an elite group of people called the Taram, she feels as if her life is finally complete. That is until she is named Kachina, in which she will be forced to fight one of her loved ones to the death. Not accepting her foretold fate, Velma decides to run. When she reaches a small town with caring people, she begins to morph into a different person. She begins to realize that maybe she can’t run from her fate. And that maybe she’s stronger than she ever thought.