Elu Black, an 18-year-old girl from The Beaver State, embarking on her journey to Southern California to begin college. Delving into the unknown for the first time she leaves behind her family, home and an understanding of life as she knows it.


Elu’s art unravels a reality to her new world; a world of unthinkable truths, prophecies and heritage. Accompanied by her roommate Natia Kelly, a mysterious student from Samoa, Elu finds herself torn between a familiar stranger’s guidance and an unforgiving bond of romance.


Enriched with adventure, sacrifice and a lust for danger, Native is an unforgettable story that will entice you to become αlpha.

1st Edition: Native

2nd Edition: Native

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