Viner lives in a land that constantly floods – his skill as a water diviner has lead to ridicule. But when he is kidnapped all this changes. His murderous captors force him to work for them in their drought-stricken country – and to challenge the Rain-King whose failure to provide the necessary rainfall is sorely trying all those around him. But instead of ridiculing the King, Viner befriends him – perhaps more … Aquarius is a deeply humane story of power, manipulation, ambition, and burgeoning sexuality. Viner is a complex character – easy to like and despise in equal measure. His story will not easily be forgotten.