Ibeos has fallen. The throne has been stolen. Any vestige of magic is gone. Ealira is a seventeen-year-old girl who lives with her father, Aurnys, and her sister, Dymira, in the labyrinth of the Renegades, a place hidden underground somewhere in the kingdom of Ibeos. Fifteen years ago, the throne was usurped by a sorcerer with the help of fire dragons, which is why Aurnys took his family out of the capital and hid them and a number of nobles in the bowels of the kingdom.