Love, the ache in your heart when you meet the one. It can
take you to soaring heights; and it can leave you bleeding
in the wreckage.
Loyalty, the thing which binds a Vampire Lord to his
children for eternity . . . unless it rots from within,
Betrayal, it comes in many forms and from many sources.
War has come to the North American vampires, and Vampire
Lords are reaching across territorial lines to strengthen
allies and weaken enemies. The most powerful Lord of them
all, Raphael, could change the course of the war and
determine who raises the final banner of victory. But at
what price? And will his mate, Cyn, be the one to pay it?