In the kingdom of Aggadorn, the penalty for witchery is death. So when seventeen-year-old Larra Stoneworth of Farr is caught using her powers to save a friend, her dreams of a life filled with adventure and love are shattered. Her only hope is to receive the king’s pardon.
Arrested by a handsome young captain, Larra is surprised to find that someone would try to kill her before she reaches the palace for her trial. She longs to trust the captain, but he carries secrets of his own. Left with no one to depend on but herself, Larra must find the strength to survive and the courage to overcome a surprising new enemy who has the ability to not only destroy her, but the entire kingdom.