Auriella and Azrael must travel across Asia and Europe to reach the Inner Sanctuary, the only place they will be safe from the legions who hunt them. Auriella keeps a journal and records stories from the lives of the Watchers who are charged with guarding her to safe passage. Traveling to the legendary land of Ophir they retrieve the golden wedge of Ophir which is a key to open the portal of the Inner Sanctuary.
Betrayed by a Watcher who was sent to protect her, Auriella is captured and comes face to face with the Shadow Queen Hazella. After being tortured by the Legion, Auriella must choose her own death. Unbeknownst to King Erebus, the Shadow Queen, Hazella, offers Auriella a quick, but painful death which will ultimately keep Starfire out of the hands of the Legion.
With time running out, Auriella realizes she must be her own hero, and without her powers, find hidden strength from within to save more than just herself.
Auriella and Azrael are about to face their greatest battle as all the Watchers of the Earth gather to the Eastern Sanctuary to face Erebus and his army. In her first mass warfare, Auriella leads her Watcher kin against invading hordes, human trafficking pirates, Shadow Queens, Shadow Lords and their wolves, and even Erebus himself. Between war plans and raids, Auriella balances wedding plans and brides maids. With old friends and new friends, and each Watcher with their own mystical gifts and unique personalities, Auriella prepares intricate battles against supernatural foes. Auriella and Azrael will soon learn that their forbidden marriage will risk more than just the safety of Starfire.
Dark secrets about Azrael’s life and death are revealed which prompts Auriella to break off their engagement and leave Azrael alone on an island of massacred Watcher kin.
In order to prove his loyalty, Azrael sets out to retrieve stolen Starfire from the Legion before they destroy the human race and create their own dark kingdom. Poisoned and stripped of his powers Azrael has no choice but to accept the help of an old enemy with questionable motives.
His haunting past and old wounds resurface when he discovers a book of Watcher genealogy listing not only his family, but Aura’s linage along with her three sisters of power, including his dark and beautiful former fiancée.
A few remaining good Watchers must face the fallen Watchers of old along with the Demon God, Moloch, to reclaim Starfire. Azrael must choose his side and prove his loyalty once and for all.