“How else to commune with the gods, save in their own tongue?”
A theory – that by discovering the origins of all language a channel to the divine could be opened – dominates the linguist’s life work, driving him to the point of obsession and sacrifice.
When a feral child is discovered in a nearby cave, he seizes the opportunity to further his research.
But just how far will he be willing to go to prove his theory?
And in the end, will the gods even listen?