Marcel's presence in Philadelphia sends Rome into a panic. His only option is to force Onyx into hiding with a mysterious family whose secrets are only rivaled by the secrets of their dwelling.
While local dangers keep Onyx from her home, the dangers in Japan keep her trapped in unfamiliar surroundings while making Lisbeth's safety her first and foremost priority.
Esben's faltering obedience to Rome is only reversed when Rome chooses to reveal to him his own destiny with Onyx and with the supernatural community.
And just when Onyx begins to move forward with her life, finally accepting her true path, a shocking twist sends her world and the worlds of those around her into complete and utter chaos.