Sequel to the novel Feral, this fantasy story tells of the lives of Children of the Broken Wheel. Tehan grew up as as ‘cave rat’, one of the feral children who roam the sewers beneath Melbourne’s streets feeding on anyone they find in their domain. Expelled at age 12, Tehan tries to escape the above ground plague but has to use his mind to escape the danger posed by the cave rats. Rescued by Gwyn and the Travellers, he is soon recruited to help find the Child of the Voice. But time is running out.