A powerful tale of passion and rebellion, this is the stunning sequel to the acclaimed 'Trickster's Choice'. When the Balitang family returns from exile in the highlands, Aly once more accompanies them - this time travelling as one of their maids. Chaos and intrigue await the household in the steamy, exotic city of Rajmuat, where Aly must constantly prove to friends, foes and family that she both is, and is not, who she says she is. Such is the life of a spymaster, and a master spy is what Aly was raised to be. She continues her quest to win a wager with the Trickster god and put a rebel queen on the throne of the Copper Isles. This sweeping drama spans multiple webs of tangled conspiracy and layers of intrigue as gods, humans and immortals invoke magic and wreak mayhem in their struggle to dominate the throne, the heavens and the earth.