Katelina and Jorick should be planning a trip to the tropics. Instead, they have to rescue a kidnapped vampire. How did humans capture and hold him on their own? Did they have help from an immortal? If so, who?
With the appearance of a serial vampire killer, both the questions and answers grow murky. Is everything connected, or is it just a coincidence? As Oren’s attack on The Guild draws closer, new agendas cut a gruesome path that leads Jorick and Katelina back to the Citadel where the ancient monster Malick reigns.
The flames of war ignite against a backdrop of fear and confused loyalties. Can Jorick and Katelina rise from the ashes, or will they be consumed by the inferno of destruction?