Neverfell, a 14–year-old girl abandoned as a child, was found and raised by a master cheesemaker who lives in isolated caves far beneath the underground city of Caverna. The Cheesemaker refuses to let Neverfell leave the caves. He also insists she wear a mask to hide her hideous face from their few visitors. But one day Neverfell escapes, and heads to Caverna to search for the mother who left her to die. She isn’t prepared for the impact she has on all the people she meets, until she sees her face in the mirror for the first time. Only then does she realize why she is a danger to the Caverna upper class.
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