Wounded and alone, Alana has escaped the clutches of the Tsar. She’s determined to forget his world of conquest and dark magic, but fate has other plans. Alana finds herself face-to-face with her grandmother – the one person she loathes even more than the Tsar himself. With his forces closing in, the two must choose whether to tear each other apart, or work together to defy their common enemy.
Meanwhile, Devon stumbles upon Alana’s brother lost in the forest. Taking the boy under his wing, he learns the Tsar needs both siblings to accomplish his grand ambition: to control all magic. Devon is soon forced to make a stand, but can a mortal warrior truly defy the eternal strength of the Tsar?