Amo Caasi, twin brother of the prophesied Time Ruler, the "Kronos", and second son of the most powerful leader in Spatium is desperate to escape the shadow of his indomitable brother Sier and the tragedy their birth portends. Plunged into a storm of deception and political intrigue, Amo concludes that the answers he seeks must be written in the prophetic Book of Fabula and Syuzhet. Determined to unravel the Book's mysterious codes, his quest sets off a chain of events that sends his life spiraling out of control. In the wake of a shocking murder that shakes Spatium to its core, and with his best friend's life hanging in the balance, Amo Caasi must face the enemy he fears most. Will he be saved by a love stronger than death, or does being the second-born of twins foreshadow his inevitable doom?