Nathan and Pozzi are in trouble. They have stolen something sacred. The spirits are angry, and so is the sea. In a few minutes they could be swept overboard. The waves are growing ever higher. Alice is busy bailing water over the side. Her long dark hair whips across her face. Both Pozzi and Nathan are in love with her. Both of them have lied to her. But there is something more important right now. In a boat holding three people, there are only two life jackets.