'When you're sworn to silence it pays to keep your eyes and ears open.
'Tiger eyes, tiger spirit, tiger stone. Only a daughter could unlock the stone's power. Java, fourteenth century. The villagers are fearful of Mbah Merapi, the rumbling volcano that overshadows their lives. Kancil, the lowliest kitchen servant, knows the real danger is human but is fatherless and mute - and she will lose everything if her identity is revealed. How can Kancil warn the villagers of the danger they are in?' (Publication summary)