By Karina Sumner-Smith
Once, Xhea's wishes have been uncomplicated: adequate to devour, protection within the underground, and the hit of vivid money to remodel her gray-cast global into colour. yet within the aftermath of her rescue of the Radiant ghost Shai, she realizes the existence she had recognized is long gone forever.
In the 2 months on the grounds that her fall from the town, Xhea has hidden in skyscraper Edren, sheltered and trying to heal. yet quickly even she needs to face the troubling fact that she may by no means stroll back. Shai, ever devoted, has stayed by means of her side--but the ghost's very presence has despatched untold fortunes into Edren's coffers and dangerously unbalanced the reduce City's political balance.
War is brewing. past Edren's partitions, the opposite skyscrapers have heard inform of the Radiant ghost and the facility she holds; rumors, too, converse of the lady who sees ghosts who could be the most important to controlling that strength. quickly, assassins stalk the skyscrapers' darkened corridors whereas armies assemble within the streets. yet Shai's magic isn't the in basic terms prize--nor the single energy which could switch every little thing. eventually, Xhea starts off to profit of her unusual darkish magic, and why even whispers of its presence are sufficient to make the reduce urban elite tremble in fear.
Together, Xhea and Shai could have the ability to prevent a war--or turn into a weapon nice adequate to convey town to its knees. that's, if the magic does not break them first.
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Defiant: Towers Trilogy Book Two by Karina Sumner-Smith