When Moni Matteson fell for Paige Flemming she thought her lonely days had come to an end. Paige, the sleek athlete with the mysterious past, taught Moni what it felt like to want, and to need, and finally to love. She also taught Moni what it felt like to be left—a devastation that shook Moni to the core and one that she wants never to repeat. At college, Moni concentrates on her studies, on her art, and on her small group of friends. Romance is a thing of the past. But then she meets Katherine Cunningham, a beautiful woman with a sexy British accent . . . Dawn of the Dance is the prequel to the Lambda Literary Award finalist Mirrors.