In the city of Corcannon, everyone has a secret.
Madeleine is planning her wedding to Tivol, but she’s really in love with Reese.
Jayla has become the guardian of a child named Aussen, but she knows that Aussen possesses a mysterious and dangerous power.
Brandon is a temple soldier keeping the enigmatic Villette a prisoner in her own home, but finds himself risking everything to keep her safe.
Pietro is pretending he’s surprised every time the city is wracked by tremors, but he’ll do anything to stop the devastation.
Even Corcannon itself has a secret. It's built on a lie, and that lie is about to come tumbling down.