Description: The Uplands are a cruel land. They consist of small and in some cases large chunks of land which are ruled by the Brantor, the one with the greatest gift out of all of the family. In the Uplands many gifts can be found from family to family, Flame-Throwin, The calling, The whithering. But all of the gifts come with a price. But when one boy blinds himself for fear of both his gift and the price he must pay to use it and a girl rejects her gift alltogether a story like no other unfolds.