The war between vampires and angels has been long and arduous. Logan's father was taken by a vampire when she was a child, and her brother has long since been separated from her by the foster system. She’s spent her entire life in fear of vampires, researching everything she can about them in an attempt to someday find her father. When she meets a mute boy named Cade, who is searching for the vampire’s base, she knows this is the opportunity she’s been looking for.
The only thing harder than gaining control is giving it up. - A Season for Everything
She's eighteen, this girl, a woman really, raised mostly in isolation, taught to run a house as if this one isn't a ruin waiting to fall with a dying family (decreased yet again by a recent death), no fortune and no prospects of which to speak.
I didn’t want to dredge up the pain of the past, while I was trying to focus on the present. Now, in order to fully embrace my future, I needed to break the chains at last.
A secret bloodline. A stolen magic. A fight for the throne.
In truth, I have no idea what kind of student or wizard I would be without Adraa. I was one of the best because I couldn’t let a girl a year younger than I was and hundreds of miles away win. And maybe I pushed her too. Maybe we would be great together—pushing each other to be better in magic and life.
I am the right choice. The only choice. And I will protect my kingdom.
The pandemonium, the division of the night before, had been quieted by the age-old response, the reminder that our unity as a province, as a city, was stronger if we were united as one under the law and customs of our Code. Their Code. Not mine; I was no longer protected or bound by the Code.
No Rest for The Wicked... or the Cursed.
Never once did they imagine they might be walking home to find things far worse than they had left them.