When Astri wins the final contest for becoming the duke’s assistant, things take a turn for the worse. She realizes that she might have made a dreadful, life-altering mistake. Visitors from Samara join the duke inside the castle, and suddenly, tragedy strikes.
A young girl is found stabbed to death in Astir's old chamber, when only late the night before, Astri herself had slept in that very bed. Could it be possible the killer murdered the wrong shifter?
In a series of dangerous situations and tumultuous magical trials, secrets about Astri’s past are revealed. With Astri's past now in the forefront, her life is in even more danger than before.
Will the killer be identified before another murder takes place?