Trained in the magical art of shadow-weaving, sixteen-year-old Suzume is able to recreate herself in any form û a fabulous gift for a girl desperate to escape her past.
But who is she really? Is she a girl of noble birth living under the tyranny of her motherÆs new husband, Lord Terayama, or a lowly drudge scraping a living in the ashes of TerayamaÆs kitchens, or Yue, the most beautiful courtesan in the Moonlit Lands?
Whatever her true identity, Suzume is destined to capture the heart of a prince û and determined to use his power to destroy Terayama. And nothing will stop her, not even love.