Iris Pentagen’s life is a ticking bomb—she has to die on her seventeenth birthday. Her death will be short, but long enough to pierce the veil and open her eyes to the spirits around her. With enemies circling in to control her and harness her power, she’s on the run to survive.
Knick is a shadow—an elite knight born to protect Iris—and he will stop at nothing to keep her alive even if it means defying his masters within the Order of Shadows. At odds with the Order and chasing down leads to determine who is behind a series of attacks on Iris and her family, Knick and Iris discover that their bonds are stronger than ever…but will they be strong enough to withstand the unimaginable power awakening within Iris?