For fans of Divergent, Red Rising, and The Hunger Games comes a gripping new tale of ambition, treachery, and love.
When what appears as a minor incident of insubordination at an exotic vacation city turns out to be the first tremors of a revolution, the enlightened Council of Castillia turns to its 11-year old undefeated military prodigy and her loyal Guardians for help.
Speculation runs rampant.
Why would anyone revolt against a perfect city like Castillia?
Its laws are just.
Its Council is democratically elected.
Education is free.
Medicine is free.
There is no hunger.
There is no crime.
There is no poverty.
But Castillia has enemies, that’s for sure.
Sedition is an old trick the neighboring southern Republic, Ausonia, with its towering obsidian pyramids, is typically fond of. In fact, the exotic city used to belong to Ausonia and they have always wanted it back. But could they really organize such a catastrophe between all their dancing and drinking?
Or has Vesper, the mighty Republic to the North finally woken from its slumber? It has plenty of old scores to settle with Innocence’s City.
Squashing the uprising and uniting the town and her city could be the perfect way to end the most legendary military career Castillia has ever witnessed and begin a new, exhilarating life as a prominent politician with near limitless influence.
But it also might just be the perfect way to start what Innocence has secretly always yearned for: