everyone thinks Trellen was the chosen. Hes a boy and trains him approprtately. Treesha was shunted off to the side and raised to become a good farmwife. Treesha figures out that the prophecies dont mention any certain sex but no one believes her and she feels jealous and powerless.
well the day of the journey arrives and Trellen is found dead. So after deliberation they push Treesha out and tells her to do the journey. With little money and no training, Treesha heads to the next town and hires Ren who says he can defend her, but cant do half the stuff he says he can. they get set upon by brigands and end up in their clutches... and other things