The Amber country like ours Europe early XX century, reigns eternal night, but for someone it is darker, for someone lighter. The hosts life gathered in the central island, in the city of Dawn, over which hangs a small artificial sun.Around the capital stretches Yusari - middle-class living area, and an outer ring called Yodok County - a raw material appendage, where he lives and works "black people" in the company of vagabonds and bandits. Bridges between the three regions are allowed to cross only a few - most notably postmen and couriers, united in a guild "postal bees."It depends on them the exchange of information in the Amber country divided straits, mountains and deserts. 12-year-old Lag Cean once "sending" was he who delivered the intended Sueyd Ghosh, one of the best messengers of "beer-mail." Before this Lag lost his mother, and he is sure - in the case involved government agents.Now look for her - the goal of life Man, and he judged not a child sensibly, I realized that only the postal service makes this desirable features such as a weapon, and freedom of movement. And let the rank of a full-fledged "bees" is far - the young Cean not deprived of any ability or determination. That`s just whether the Lag time to climb into the "Hive" -Guild building - high enough before it will suffer the fate of the mother?