A powerful being known as "the changer' might hold the solution to her vanishing memories. but the Maddion's new leader, Muvumo, also seeks the changer, hoping the being will cure them of the mysterious illness killing off people. Meanwhile, Muvumo's bride hopes the changercan bring about a new era, one in which she and the other Maddion women no longer need to hold onto their greatest secret.
Chanwa, the wife of the Maddion leader, uses the disorder created by the changer to lead a coup against her husband in a desperate attempt to ensure she and the other Maddion women are treated as equals. Her life, and the future of every Maddion woman, depends on her success.
Both women know the only way to succeed is to come together in an unlikely alliance.