A doomed princess. A deadly gambit. A Prophecy that could determine history’s fate. Malka thought she’d finally come up with a plan for keeping the Fragment from the Urumi’s demonic Order. Then it all blew up in her face. She and her snarky protector, Liza, must make their way across the American West in time to stop Shadow Warrior Bozhena's ploy to wrest the Fragment into the Urumi's hands – and unleash it’s unbridled chaos upon the world. The situation seems clear. Then, Malka makes a shocking discovery about her past. One that could alter the Fragment’s destiny and her own. The answers she now seeks may lie in the history of another land she knows nothing about. To get them, they will have to rely on Liza's most bitter enemy. In Europe, Stas continues to grieve for his best friend's loss. Then one night, he learns she might be alive, in great danger – and could hold the key to the Fragment’s fate. Stas knows he has to try and save her. But can he trust the information’s source? As more about their situation is revealed, Malka, Liza and Stas grapple with their place in an eons-spanning, supernatural power struggle – where the line between good and evil quickly becomes blurred. The slightest misstep could result in the failure of their quest – and the rise of total anarchy. The most deeply held secrets are always the most damning….