Supporting the alliance between humans and The Others, wolf shifter Simon and blood prophet Meg work together to stop a radical group that is terrorizing peace efforts, a situation that is complicated by forces that would protect the land through violent means.
In the fourth in the “stunningly original” (Kirkus Reviews) New York Times bestselling series, the Others will need to decide how much humanity they’re willing to tolerate—both within themselves and their community…
Since the Others allied themselves with the cassandra sangue, the fragile yet powerful human blood prophets who were being exploited by their own kind, the dynamic between humans and Others has changed. Some, such as Simon Wolfgard, wolf shifter and leader of the Lakeside Courtyard, and blood prophet Meg Corbyn see the closer companionship as beneficial.
But not everyone is convinced. A group of radical humans is seeking to usurp land through a series of violent attacks on the Others. What they don’t realize is that there are older and more dangerous forces than shifters and vampires protecting the land—and those forces are willing to do whatever is necessary to safeguard what is theirs….