This is Book One of the Circle Opens quartet. The world of the students of Winding Circle is about to get a little bit bigger. In this book, Sandry meets a young male dancer, who can dance a spell, and realizes she must be his teacher. Then a murderer strikes, and Sandry finds herself dedicated to stopping the killing and finding the murderer. She will use her power for spinning and weaving magic, but will need the power of young Pasco, the dancer, to succeed.