"Seventeen-year-old Jeth Seagrave, the leader of a ragtag team of teenage mercenaries, skirts the line between honor and the law in an attempt to win freedom for his sister and himself in the form of their parents' old spaceship, Avalon."--
After earning the title of Wilder Queen for her role in the rebellion, Kate and her people face new threats as their enemies begin to assemble armies, while a slave named Clash may have the means to end the fighting for good.
When a mermaid is viciously assaulted and left for dead, the accused Lance Rathbone asks Dusty Everhart to find the real attacker and, meanwhile, Dusty's ex-boyfriend returns and the Magi Senate wants her to discover his true motives, infuriating her friend Eli.
Cast out of the nobility after her father's attempt to assassinate the high king, Kate's job as a royal courier brings her to the scene of a drake massacre where she finds Corvin, the king's son and her first love.