Fantasy novelette.Tiva was apprenticed to Yongosona, who painted soul walls for the village. But she was never allowed to paint—just gather materials and prepare them. Would she ever learn what she needed to know to become a painter?

Originally published in Marion Zimmer Bradley's Sword and Sorceress XXIV, edited by Elisabeth Waters, Norilana Books, November 2009.

". . . brilliantly fuses magic, art and Native American mysticism." —Publishers Weekly