Bea Azaeli and the other survivors of the resistance have escaped the human prison that was their city, but how will they survive in the wild? Those infected with Elder ink are now cursed with a terrible sickness, and the lack of supplies is a threat to them all. Still mourning the loss of Red, Bea vows to keep her family safe. But she has made dangerous enemies. They are ruthless. They are watching. And they will seek revenge.