by D.L. Summer
Published: May 23, 2015.
Immediately following Romulus's trap, Layla's training is accelerated while a plan is set in motion to rescue the Queen. But when a few warriors' loyalties come into question, the rescue mission is threatened and the possibility of war escalates for the Castellum. The emerging doubts and the loss of her mother tempt Layla to flee back to her old life in New Mexico, and when given an ultimatum.