A determination to survive.
Betrayed by everyone she loves, Valerie Dearborn will do anything to get out of Fey and avoid becoming Cerdwellyn's queen. Even if it means she has to rely upon Lucas, the monster who betrayed her.
A bid for redemption.
Lucas felt nothing for hundreds of years, but Valerie's blood has changed everything. Forced to confront his sins, he'll do what he can to help Valerie survive. Even if it costs him his life.
A destiny cut short.
Cerdwellyn, King of the Fey lost his true queen centuries ago. He's determined to make Valerie her replacement, but ghosts from his past have other plans.
The end of the story.
As Valerie struggles to survive she must choose between reality and illusion, between sacrifice and love, all in hopes of figuring out the truth: that if you love someone you must be willing to make the ultimate sacrifice.