“We kinnies can’t have caused The Event. We were born afterwards, so maybe The Event caused us. “We affect gravity when we get worked up. Nothing we can do about it. Sure, we make people nervous, but I don’t understand why I’ve suddenly got soldiers hunting me down. And I’m not hanging around to find out.” Felix, 13 – fisherman and sailor – must escape across an England flooded and earthquake-shattered by a mysterious global catastrophe that wiped out 99.9% of mankind 14 years earlier. He’s ill-equipped and unarmed in a lawless and dangerous land, but accompanying him is the enigmatic Edith, who may hold the secret to controlling his power.