Eighteen-year-old Jessica Jung sobbed alone over a pile of dirt deep in the forest. She swore to never use magic or let it touch her life again. Then the beast crouching in the shadows descended upon her.
In dual but irrevocably connected worlds where children are sacrificed all too often, will the few survivors of the latest generation accept the destiny laid out before them or walk away from it? Will they save their worlds, end them, or build new ones?