The Darkling rules Ravka with fear and shadows. The Sun Summoner, Alina, is nowhere to be found. She's been taken underground by the Apparat and her devout followers. But sunlight doesn't reach that far beneath the surface, and though Alina heals slowly from her showdown with the Darkling, she still feels weak without being able to call . . .
Alina Starkov is a nobody. An orphan. A mapmaker in the First Army. A skinny girl who’s not really good at much of anything. But when she’s forced into the Shadow Fold, a stretch of land covered in darkness and crawling with horrible monsters, she unleashes a dormant power to save her closest friend. She’s a Grisha, a magical being, and one . . .