After stopping to help a mysterious stranger who was shot and left to die, Mellea Wendorn is swept into the world of the Guardians: the enchanted rulers of Selestia.
To be shielded from the paranoid and tyrannical former
Lord Guardian, she must agree to a future partnership with
Mellea is disillusioned by their arrogance.
Leo doubts if he can handle her independent spirit.
In the throes of despair, she finds hope in books defining the Guardian’s secret history, newfound friends and her own strength.
When a dangerous, timeworn enemy emerges from the shadows, the Guardians must do their duty.
But if Mellea agrees to become a Guardian, will her head be on the chopping block... again?
"Always read the fine print."
"Shoot only as directed."
"If faith persists see the Doctor."