After inheriting the dark Van Alen Legacy, Schuyler fled to Florence with her forbidden love, Jack. Now the two of them must embark on the mission Schuyler was destined to complete: to find and protect the five remaining gates that guard the earth from Lucifer, lord of the Silver Bloods.
Back in New York, Mimi has been elected Regent of a crumbling coven. Struggling with her heartache over the loss of Kingsley and with her overwhelming desire to destroy Jack, she must focus all of her energy on a perilous new threat. Vampires are being abducted and their captors are planning to burn them alive online…for all the world to see. Help arrives in the form of Deming Chen, a Venator from Shanghai, who must untangle the web of deceptions before the killers strike again.
As the young vampires struggle for the survival of the coven, they uncover a deadly secret, a truth first discovered by Schuyler’s mother during the Renaissance but kept buried for centuries. And as the Blue Blood enclave weakens yet further, fate leads Schuyler to a terrible choice that will ultimately map the destiny of her heart
While fleeing to Europe thinking the Countess would aide Jack and Schuyler little did they know that the Countess had other plans. Mimi struggles to get through both heartbreak and betrayal. She wants Jack on a platter for deserting her for the half blood. In the meantime Mimi is the Regent in charge refusing to be the Regis as Charles Force isn’t dead just off on a journey. Mimi develops a relationship with Oliver, as he assists with the missing vampires. Jack and Schuyler are trying to secure the gates to keep Lucifer out. Jack decides to make their relationship secure before he goes back to face his twin. While we are left wondering his fate, we get to see more of their relationship and how committed they both are. This story gets better each time and grips you in begging for more.