Eighth son of seventh son, magically gifted, if only at low levels. Takes (temp?) job working at minor coding facility at industrial estate. Breaks code showing some kind of moving target?
Rom’s journey: moving from being minor programmer to powerful Gifted, bringing old Reaver traditions into modern day. Will be become equivalent of a warlord? Shaman? Maybe something different entirely.
Rom goes on run, has to disguise self.