Talking statues, magic threads, and a house full of secrets were enough to keep Hollo occupied these last years. Now the time has come to explore the ordinary world beyond her front door.On one such venture, things take a turn for the unexpected. Not only are the city streets perilous, and people don't behave at all how she expected them to, her secret house is losing its light.But as long as she keeps her magic under control, a hooded cloak should be enough to blend in. It has to be. Because the Hunter and his clockwork men are coming for her, and soon she will have nowhere left to hide.