Clutching precious amber found in a clump of seaweed, PETER, an amber guild apprentice in Pomerania in the waning years of the Thirty Years’ War, has a choice to make. Despite the severe penalties imposed on such an action, Peter keeps the amber and works on it in secret, with potentially disastrous consequences for people close to him. Meanwhile, unaware of the amber piece’s magical powers, Peter finds himself drawn into a world three hundred years in the future where he gets embroiled in the troubles of a mysterious stranger.
In my blog post, The Amber Crane – Inspirations, maps, and images, you can visit some of the places that figure into the story:
I also invite you to check out my presentation: “History matters: the lure of amber in a land at the edge of the sea“