“Where are you going?” Sage wants to follow me, but I have to do this alone.
“We need passports,” I say, heading for the door. “Money and other papers. I know someone in the city who can get them for us.”
Sage’s scent turns to fear. “You’re talking about the Mafia.”
I smile back at him, one hand on the rusting door knob. “I am,” I say. “But who do you think should be afraid—them or me?”
Charlotte and Sage flee across Europe, heading for America and the cure she hopes will save him from devolving into a soulless animal. But escape is much more complicated than she thought. Tracked and hunted by those with magic and driven by her refusal to quit, Charlotte’s past and the laws of her people push her to put them both at risk on a long shot that might end up hurrying Sage’s transformation into a revenant.