Julia has been ripped from the escape shed planned for herself. When she awakens to discover that her reality has shifted to include a supposed soul-meld with a man she hates... and who hates her, she rebels. Julia doesnt want to be Queen of the Blood Singers if it means captivity in a gilded cage.Broken from the horrific events surrounding her friends, Cynthia migrates to the very city that Julia resides in and determines to find her as the police follow the bread crumbs she left in her wake. Detective Trumans discovery at her apartment exposed her departure for the escape it was.The Feral has come full circle and must begin a new life from the shadow of the old. His placement in the hierarchy of the pack is uncertain when he finds that he has an integral enemy already in place and a pack member to protect. While he desperately seeks answers to what had been... what could be.Can the vestiges of Julias former life be restored so she might reunite with her one true love or has that door closed forever because of supernatural circumstances beyond their control?