Red London is falling, and it's up to the three Antaris to save it. Kell made a grave mistake following Ojka into White London, and he's not sure he'll survive to even try to save his home. Which means neither will Rhy... Lila may be new to this whole magic thing, but she knows she must save Kell and save this London that's slowly becoming her home... Holland did . . .
It's been four months since the events of the previous book, since Kell and Lila parted ways---Lila stealing aboard a ship and setting sail, Kell stuck in Red London underneath the King and Queen's thumb like always. But now Red London is preparing for the Essen Tasch, an international competition of magic that will bring . . .
In the year 1819, Kell is one of the last Antari, blood magicians that have the ability to travel between the four worlds. In each world lies some version of London, which is how Kell differentiates between them all: Red, White, Black, and Grey. When a dangerous item from Black London finds its way into Kell's hands, he knows immediately the danger it . . .