Five months after arriving on Verindon, Sarah's coronation is rapidly approaching. An unknown enemy seems determined to kill her before she can be crowned. With assassins all around her, Keridan and his squad of agents hide her to keep her safe, hoping the danger doesn't follow her.
After a normal day turns disastrous, Madison Craig tries to put her life back together. She’s jumping at shadows and finds even familiar places terrifying. Can she forgive the men who hurt her? Her friend Evan Mansfield sees no need to do anything but hate their assailants. He struggles with bitterness, but Maddy wants to move on. What will she do when one of the men asks for forgiveness?